A lottery winner in the US struck it lucky twice in one day after he lost and then found his million-dollar ticket.
On March 11 Nick Slatten, from Sparta, Tennessee, discovered he had won 1,178,746 US dollars (£851,882) thanks to his Tennessee Cash ticket.
On learning about his life-changing win, Mr Slatten visited his fiance at work before running some errands and going to lunch.
About an hour after that he realised he could not find the all-important ticket.
“I couldn’t find it anywhere,” he said.
Revisiting his movements led him to a car park where he had been with his brother earlier that day.
It was there that he spotted his ticket on the ground, unclaimed by anyone else.
“It’s a million-dollar ticket and someone stepped right over it,” he said.
After the close call Mr Slatten is considering using the money to invest, as well as to buy a house.
He hopes the money will help him to live life with “not a whole lot of worries”.