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Buffalo resident earns rare hunting opportunity

SHERIDAN (WNE) – James Kozisek’s friends have done the math, and the odds of this happening are very, very, very small.

“I believe they said the odds were 0.0000006%,” Kozisek said. “That’s six zeroes, so it’s an incredibly small chance.”

The Buffalo police officer and lifetime hunter won the prize to end all prizes: the Super Tag Trifecta, a chance to hunt three animals of his choice anywhere in the state this fall.

Sara DiRienzo, public information officer with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, said a total of 124,602 tickets were sold for...