The Warwick court heard the thief fraudulently told the pawn broker the phone was hers.
The woman said she was stunned to learn the ticket she bought in Killarney was a division one winner.
The Warwick woman made a clumsy escape attempt, zooming through the centre on her makeshift getaway vehicle.
The man appeared emotional as he told the Warwick court how the incident had ruined his life.
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The Warwick man pleaded guilty to illegally possessing the gun and evading a cab fare.