(CBS News) When employees at a Florida real estate agency pooled their money for Powerball tickets, they matched five out of six winning numbers — close enough for a nice jackpot. But for one co-worker, the news brought a different surprise.

Jennifer Maldonado knew something was up at her Florida real estate office after the drawing. She recalled, “Our neon sign had been changed. And it said, ‘The LFR team, Laurie Finkelstein-Reader team, won a million dollars.’”

The 31-year-old assistant’s heart skipped a beat. A dozen co-workers had invited her to join their lottery pool: $20 each.

 


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