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Springfield man wins $8.9 million 

SPRINGFIELD — On Christmas Eve in 2021, Springfield resident Wilbur Brown was with some friends at the Moose Lodge in Springfield. And thanks to a friend’s tutoring on how to purchase a multi-drawing Megabucks ticket, Brown became Oregon’s latest Megabucks millionaire when he won the $8.9 million jackpot in the Jan. 29 drawing.

While at the Moose Lodge Dec. 24, a friend of Brown’s bought a “26 for $25” Megabucks ticket. This option lets players buy a single Megabucks . . .