Lottery winner scores second $1M jackpot in just 18 months

People dream about hitting the lottery once in their lives, but the idea of winning twice is hard to believe.

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It happened to a Massachusetts man for the second time in just a year and a half, according to the New York Post.

Rolf Rhodes won his first $1-million jackpot last May opting to take a one-time payment of $650,000.

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Last week, it was revealed by the Massachusetts State Lottery that the man had won his second $1 million jackpot.

Rolf Rhodes. (Massachusetts State Lottery)

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Rhodes won both times playing instant games.

He beat odds of 1-in-1.68 million to win once. Lottery officials are yet to reveal the odds of actually winning twice.

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Lottery officials say Rhodes chose the annuity option the second time around. He'll get  20 annual payments of $50,000.

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The gas station that sold the winning ticket gets $10,000.