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Man wins $291M in Florida lottery; brother wins $7

Two brothers hold their checks after winning very different prizes in a Florida lottery on Wednesday, March 2, 2016.

Two brothers played the Powerball and won, but there is a big difference in their prizes.

James Stocklas and his brother, Bob, held their giant checks after Wednesday's drawing, but James' is for more than $291 million. Bob's check was for $7.

James, who's a judge in Pennsylvania, was ending his vacation in the Florida Keys when he stopped at a convenience store and bought the lucky tickets.

He found out he'd won while dining in a restaurant back home and bought everybody breakfast.

With his earnings, James said he was planning another trip to Florida.

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