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By Extra Mustard
February 18, 2015

Dale Earnhardt Jr. just hit the lotto!

The NASCAR driver couldn't resist buying a ticket for the $564 million Powerball drawing during a recent media tour in New York, and he came away with a whopping $12. 

Of course, like any lottery winner, Earnhardt Jr. had to deal with the fallout of his newfound riches (via For The Win):

“(Earnhardt Jr.'s girlfriend) Amy (Reimann) got mad at me,” he said. “She’s like, ‘What the hell do you want a Powerball ticket for? You don’t need to be winning it.’ I promised right then I’d split half with charity. She made me feel pretty bad for actually buying it.

“I don’t know, everybody else was buying them. I want to play!”

The rich get richer. 

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