A man won $30,000 on a scratch card rejected by his friend.

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The 23-year-old Maryland man was with a coworker at a 7-Eleven store when his colleague decided to buy some tickets, but refused his pal's advice and missed out on the top prize.

The man told lottery officials: ''He told me he didn't like Skee-Ball because he never hit on it.

''Then, he said, 'You should play it if you think it is a winner.' I took his advice and now I'm a winner!

''It's really a funny story. I wouldn't consider myself a Lottery player, so this really shouldn't have happened to me at all.''