A perfect hand in the game of Cribbage is a 29.

And a Shaunavon resident has recently received that perfect Crib score.

Lloyd Nelson is a resident of the Shaunavon Hospital and Care Center and he has received that perfect Crib score for the second time in his life.

The approximate odds of scoring a perfect 29 hand in Cribbage are 216,000 to 1.

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