It looks like I accidentally led some people in Central Maine to believe that I won the Powerball on Wednesday night. Oops! I did NOT actually win the lottery (sadly) but I think I may now know how it happened.

On Thursday morning, after the winner had been drawn, we talked about the Powerball on the Moose Morning Show. During which time I jokingly talked about how cool it would have been if the winning ticket had been sold in Windsor at Rideout's Market and I was the one that bought said winning ticket.

In my head I thought this was all coming out of my mouth with a sarcastic and satirical tone, however as I quickly learned, that apparently wasn't the case. The following evening I had several Facebook friends message me things like "congratulations", "that's so cool", and other vague accolades. I couldn't figure out why. Finally this morning, someone messaged me back on Facebook to let me know that the reason for their original message was because someone told them I had won the lottery.

Again, I never meant to mislead anyone. And, if you still don't believe that I didn't win, the fact that this article exists is all the proof you need. Had I won almost a billion dollars, I certainly wouldn't be sitting here typing this out. I'd be on yachts.com building my dream boat!

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