404017 04: A Big Game lottery ticket is visible as it spits out of a lottery machine at a Citgo gas station April 16, 2002 in Russell, Illinois, a small community in northern Illinois on the Illinois-Wisconsin border. Thousands of people are rushing to snap up tickets for the Tuesday night April 16, 2002 drawing, the second-biggest lottery jackpot in U.S. history. The jackpot in the seven-state game played in Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey and Virginia climbed $25 million Monday, April 15, 2002 after strong sales over the weekend. By the time of the drawing, the prize could swell past the U.S. record of $363 million, split by two Big Game winners in 2000. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

A bartender in Missouri won $50,000 on a lottery ticket left from a customer. As a press release explains, Taylor Russey had a customer that left tickets often. “One of the regulars will buy the rest of the regulars in the bar Lottery tickets every now and then, especially when it’s high. And he did that on Saturday – he bought us all Lottery tickets.”

The next day, she learned from the Lottery terminal that someone from her job won, but wondered why they weren’t speaking up. “I was like, ‘Guys, who won all this money and didn’t tell anybody.”” The person was her. Taylor ended up matching four out of five numbers.

So far, there have been 40 other $50,000 winners in Missouri in 2019. And there has been one other from Taylor’s town.