Entire Hungarian (Small Town) Police Force Quits After Winning $16.3 Million (in U.S. Dollars)

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This is the funniest story I’ve heard in months.

It comes from Hungary, courtesy of London’s Daily Telegraph newspaper.

In a nutshell, a town’s entire police force has quit in Hungary after winning more than £10 million (translates to about $16.3 million, U.S. dollars) in the lottery.

The 15-strong squad in Budaors scooped the jackpot with their ticket On Oct. 12 and all resigned on the spot.

Police chiefs have scrambled back-up units to the region until more full-time officers can be recruited.

It was the sixth biggest win in Hungarian lottery history.

GAMES WE PLAY:

Mega Millions has reset its jackpot to $12 million after the Oct. 16 $200 million win by a ticket holder in Virginia. Next draw is Oct. 19.

Not sure about what the jackpot amount is in Hungary though.

Awesome.

I work with cops (sometimes) as a newspaper reporter and they have a tough job. I’d quit too if I won a jackpot.

Fantastic.

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