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A look back at some of Staten Island’s biggest lottery winners

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — When it comes to luck, Staten Island has got you covered.

There have been multiple winning tickets sold in the borough — including the recent $245 million Powerball ticket sold at Stop & Shop in New Dorp.

Here’s a look at some of Staten Island’s biggest New York Lottery winners over the years.

LUCKY SCRATCH-OFF

Construction company owner Rigoberto Mejia Mendoza bought two $25 New York Lottery Golden Ticket scratch-off games at Forest Bagels in West Brighton — in 2015. The first ticket won him $40 but the second one hit big — $7 million.

“I’m still shocked,” said Mendoza at the time. “It’s a big prize. I thought it was a dream. My wife was in shock, too.”

MEGA-WINNERS AT MEGA MILLIONS

A look back at some of Staten Island’s biggest lottery winners STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — When it comes to luck, Staten Island has got you covered. There have been multiple winning tickets sold in