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Uber driver $140,000 richer after passenger gives him winning scratcher as a tip

It was a chain reaction, with one winning scratch-off leading to another until finally a Colorado man was holding a check for $140,000.

James P. is an Uber driver, and recently a passenger gave him a $5 Super Special Ultimate Bingo Scratch ticket as a tip, Inside Edition reports. He ended up winning $30 from that ticket and invested that money into six more tickets. James said he continued to win and "just kept rolling it over and over into more tickets," and after six weeks, he purchased a winning scratcher worth $140,000.

James plans on using part of the money to fix his car and will also give some to his parents. Since his first win, James has driven the passenger who gave him the ticket twice, and he wants to find him soon so he can tell him about his latest windfall.