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Bartender gets $17,500 tip

Bartender gets $17,500 tip
by Rob Quinn, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– After hours of fruitlessly searching for an affordable couch last week, Oregon bartender Aurora Kephart's day picked up when she went to work and got an amazing tip.

A regular customer asked her to pick two from his handful of unplayed Keno lottery tickets, the first of which won $5 and the second of which won the big prize, Kephart told the Register-Guard.

That big prize: $17,505.

She has worked at Conway's Restaurant and Lounge in Springfield for nearly four years.

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