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Kissimmee Woman Norma Develbiss Claims $1 Million Prize

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Norma Develbiss, of Kissimmee, claimed a $1 million prize from the new 200X THE CASH Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Orlando District Office.  She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $890,000.00. Develbiss purchased her winning ticket from Publix, located at 1910 North John Young Parkway in Kissimmee.  The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket. CLICK to VIEW SOURCE Source link ...

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Lee County Man George Sands Claimed $500,000 Prize

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that George Sands, of Lehigh Acres, claimed a top prize from the $500,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Fort Myers District Office.  Sands purchased his winning ticket from Qwik Way Market on Joel, located at 233 Joel Boulevard in Lehigh Acres. The $5 game, $500,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER launched in January 2016 and features more than 7.5 million winning tickets and more than $113 million in total cash prizes!  The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-4.23. CLICK to VIEW SOURCE Source link ...

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Ohio Lottery: Chang Cho of Fairborn has Won $150,000 Prize

FAIRBORN,OH (STL.News) Chang Cho of Fairborn has 150,000 reasons to celebrate this week after winning $150,000 playing 7. After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 28 percent, Chang will receive $108,000. Chang purchased the winning scratch-off at Fairborn BP, located at 1040 Dayton-Yellow springs Rd. in Fairborn. 7 is a $5 scratch-off with a top prize of $150,000. CLICK to VIEW SOURCE Source link ...

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Jonathan Daniels of Bowling Green Won $500,000 Prize

BOWLING GREEN,OH (STL.News) Jonathan Daniels of Bowling Green passed go and collected a top prize win. He won $500,000 playing Monopoly 50X. After mandatory federal and state taxes totaling 28 percent, he will receive $360,000. Jonathan purchased his winning ticket at Circle K #5670, located at 1091 North Main St. in Bowling Green. Monopoly 50X is a $10 scratch-off with a top prize of $500,000. CLICK to VIEW SOURCE Source link ...

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Hoke County man Aaron Garcia Wins $195,407

Raleigh, NC (STL.News) Aaron Garcia of Raeford said winning half of a $390,814 Cash 5 jackpot will be “a good blessing.” Garcia’s Quick Pick ticket was one of two tickets that matched all five numbers in Wednesday’s drawing. Garcia said he learned he was the winner Thursday when he checked the winning numbers on the lottery’s website. “I was surprised,” Garcia said.  “I couldn’t believe it.” Garcia bought his ticket at the Lucky Stop on N.C. 401 Business in Raeford. He said he might use some of the prize money to buy a car. He received half of the jackpot, $195,407, and the other half will go to the second winner.  After required federal and state tax withholdings, Garcia took home $138,251. CLICK to VIEW SOURCE Source link ...

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Frank Walters Of Robeson County collects his share of $986,523

Raleigh, NC (STL.News) Frank Walters of St. Pauls says it “feels good’ to take home a share of a $986,523 Cash 5 jackpot. Walters purchased his Quick Pick ticket for the Oct. 5 drawing through Online Play on the lottery’s website.  He checked his NC Lottery Official Mobile App a couple of days later and found out he’d won. “I was excited,” said Walters. Walters was one of three lucky winners who matched all five numbers in the drawing, beating odds of 1 in 962,598.  Each winner won a third, $328,841. He claimed his prize Wednesday at lottery headquarters in Raleigh.  After required federal and state tax withholdings, he took home $232,655. Walters said that with this money he’d help his daughter and pay some bills.  “Pay off a lot of stuff,” he said. CLICK to VIEW SOURCE Source lin...

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Major Resort Hotels on the Brink of Collapse Due to Covid-19

(STL.News) For the majority of 2020, COVID-19 has plagued humankind and influenced nearly every aspect of daily life.  From toilet paper and hand sanitizer shortages to lock-downs and travel restrictions, we’ve all witnessed the impact of the pandemic, at least on an individual level.  However, its effect on tourism, business travel and other travel industries around the world is cause for some serious concern. Pre-COVID-19, major resort hotels were booming with tourists and one of the most thriving industries worldwide.  The global hotel industry was worth an astounding $570 billion USD in 2019.  That number is estimated to severely decrease this year, as many major hotel chains are being terrorized by global travel restrictions and massive losses in revenue leading to desperation, cl...

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Time to Grab That Model Train To Go Around Your Christmas Tree

(STL.News) Are you looking to have a traditional looking setup this Christmas?  Perhaps you have seen on TV or in the movies, families who have model trains and railway sets running around the Christmas tree?  This is a great look and can be fun for all ages. Particularly the young ones, but if you admit it, we are sure some of your older ones reading this will enjoy a model train set.  It’s a very calm and peaceful thing to sit and observe and it provides a bit of animated action around a fairly pedestrian tree setup. If you don’t already own a model trainset, though, and are new to the world of model train sets, it can all feel a little intimidating.  You want to spend wisely and get a cool set, but one that actually works and will not ruin Christmas.  In the following post, we look ...

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South Carolina Man Larry Hales Bags $750,000 Prize in NC Lottery

Raleigh, NC (STL.News) On the way to the dentist’s office, Larry Hales of North Myrtle Beach, S.C. stopped to cash in a winning $20 ticket, tried his luck again, and walked away as the winner of a $750,000 prize. “I couldn’t be happier,” he said. Hales purchased his lucky $10 Jumbo Bucks ticket from the Han-Dee Hugo on Benson Highway in Garner. “I had a ticket that I went and cashed in,” said Hales. “I was standing there I said, ‘Well, why don’t I just buy a $10 ticket instead of a $20?’ And I thought, ‘ If I win $750,000 I believe I can live with that.’” Soon after making his purchase, he continued to his dentist’s office. “I actually put the tickets in my truck and went in for my dental appointment,” said Hales.  “After, I had to go to the bank to deposit some other money I had and I...

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Sarah Dodds of Oakland County Wins Education Award from Michigan Lottery

MI (STL.News) An Oakland County educator known for being an advocate for her students and building relationships with families has been honored with an Excellence in Education award from the Michigan Lottery.The award winner, Sarah Dodds, is a virtual learning mentor for kindergarten and first grade students at Mary Helen Guest, Glengary, and Keith Elementary schools.  The schools are part of the Walled Lake Consolidated School District.The Michigan Lottery established the Excellence in Education awards in 2014 to recognize outstanding public-school educators across the state during the school year.Winners of the weekly award receive a plaque, a $1,500 cash prize, and a $500 grant to their classroom, school, or school district.  One of the weekly winners will be selected as the Educator of

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One New York Lottery Player Wins $1,000 a Week for Life

TRENTON, NJ (STL.News) One New York Lottery CASH4LIFE ticket matched the five white balls drawn for the Friday, October 9, drawing winning the $1,000 a week for life second prize.  In addition, one New Jersey player won $2,500 for matching four white balls and the Cash Ball drawn.  Moreover, 8,674 players won $44,215 in cash prizes ranging from $2 to $500 with 1,933 of those tickets doubling their prize with DOUBLER.  The winning numbers were: 16, 24, 39, 48 and 51.  The Cash Ball was: 02.The DOUBLER add-on feature doubles the $2,500 third-tier prize to $5,000 when added to a game play for an additional $1 per play.  It also doubles all of the other tier prizes.  The $1,000 a day for life and $1,000 a week for life prizes are not doubled.CASH4LIFE offers two jackpot prizes for the $2.00 ti

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Texas Lottery: Dallas Resident Claims $1 Million Prize

AUSTIN, TX (STL.News) A Dallas resident claimed a second-tier prize of $1 million in the Texas Lottery® scratch ticket game Instant Millionaire.  The ticket was purchased at Albertsons #4105, located at 4625 Frankford Road, in Dallas.  The claimant elected to remain anonymous.This was the 25 th of 40 second-tier prizes worth $1 million to be claimed in this game.  Instant Millionaire offers more than $519 million in total prizes, including 10 top prizes of $2.5 million.Overall odds of winning any prize in the game are one in 3.20, including break-even prizes.CLICK to VIEW SOURCE  Source link

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Yadkin County man Hermelindo Rebollar-Nunez Wins $200,000

Raleigh, NC (STL.News) A $200,000 top prize for Hermelindo Rebollar-Nunez of Yadkinville means a potential new home for him and his family.Rebollar-Nunez, who works as a machine operator, often stops at the Perth Mini Mart on Perth Road in Troutman on his way to or from work.On Thursday, he purchased a $5 Lucky 7 Bonus ticket and scratched it while he was sitting in the cafeteria at his work.Once he realized he was a big winner, he “let out a big yell and said, ‘I hit it!’”Rebollar-Nunez claimed his prize Friday at lottery headquarters in Raleigh.  After required federal and state tax withholdings, he took home $141,501.With his prize money, he said he plans to “potentially buy a new house” and save the rest.CLICK to VIEW SOURCE Source link

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