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Whitehorse Land Lottery: And the winner is...

The City of Whitehorse held a lottery yesterday to decide who will get one of just 19 available building lots. With 406 people entered for a chance to buy one, not everyone got their first choice. Some had no choice at all.

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Ian Pumphry was one of the 387 applicants who put down a 500 dollar deposit just for a chance at one of the prized lots and went away dissapointed.

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Lottery winners will now have until the end of next week to pay for the lots. They range from 100 thousand dollars to 180 thousand dollars.