Brooklyn Teen Wins $1K a Week for Life in Scratch-Off Game

The 18-year-old's name was not immediately revealed

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    A Brooklyn teenager has won $1,000 a week for life in a New York Lottery scratch-off game.      

    The 18-year-old's name was not immediately revealed. Lottery officials said he bought his "Win for Life'' ticket at a Coney Island convenience store.      

    He's one of several winners from Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island getting their ceremonial checks on Tuesday.

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