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PHOENIX (Tucson News Now) - The jackpot winners from two Arizona Lottery drawings have come forward.  

Three healthcare workers will share a $4.8 million The Pick jackpot from last Saturday's drawing.  They are choosing to remain anonymous, but they bought their ticket at a store in Scottsdale.  Each will get a lump sum of a little more than $1 million before taxes.

Joseph Waskel of Sun Lakes claimed a $555,000 Fantasy 5 jackpot prize, also from last Saturday. He and hiswife bought the winning ticket earlier in the day in Chandler as part of 20 quick picks while they were stopped for gas.

Joseph and his wife are both retired and have beenmarried for more than 37 years. They plan to remodel their home and invest therest of their winnings. Waskel's advice to other players is, "Buy it when youfeel it."

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