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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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Jackson County Man Wins $1 Million Playing the Michigan Lottery

MI (STL.News) A lucky streak led to a Jackson County man winning $1 million playing the Ruby Mine instant game from the Michigan Lottery.The player, who chose to remain anonymous, bought his winning ticket at the Speedway gas station, located at 3346 East Michigan Avenue in Jackson.“I had won $5,000 on a Super Bonus Cashword ticket last week, and I was still feeling pretty lucky,” said the 24-year-old player.  “Later that night, I bought a couple Ruby Mine tickets and hit $1 million!”The player visited Lottery headquarters recently to claim the big prize.  He chose to receive his prize as a one-time lump sum payment of about $634,000, rather than annuity payments for the full amount.  With his winnings, he plans to buy a new home, a new car, and then share with his parents.Players have won

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Kenneth Schaefer of Wake County Won $100,000 prize

Raleigh, NC (STL.News) Kenneth Schaefer of Apex was killing time before work on Monday when he tried his luck on a few scratch-offs and won a $100,000 prize.“I left the house early because I couldn’t sleep,” he said.  “I ended up at the gas station just to kill some time before work.”Schaefer purchased his lucky $20 ticket from the Circle K on West Williams Street in Apex.“This was the last ticket that I was gonna buy,” recalled Schaefer.  “I bought the one previously before it that I hit $20 on and I said, ‘Okay, this is gonna be it.  Either I win on this one or I go to work.’  And when I hit it, I just started crying.”Schaefer claimed his prize Wednesday at lottery headquarters in Raleigh.  After required federal and state tax withholdings, he took home $70,756.“It’s definitely going to

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Pompano Beach Woman Mildred Lane claimed $1. 5 Million Prize

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery announces that Mildred Lane, 60, of Pompano Beach, claimed the $1.5 million FLORIDA LOTTO® jackpot from the drawing held on August 8, 2020, using a secured drop box located at the West Palm Beach District Office.Lane chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,303,179.50.  She purchased her jackpot-winning FLORIDA LOTTO ticket from Circle K, located at 4791 North Dixie Highway in Pompano Beach.  The retailer will receive a bonus commission of $20,000 for selling the jackpot-winning ticket.CLICK to VIEW SOURCE Source link

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Detroit Man Wins $454,448 from the Michigan Lottery

MI (STL.News)A Detroit man is going to be debt free after winning a $454,448 Fantasy 5 jackpot from the Michigan Lottery.The lucky player, who chose to remain anonymous, matched the Fantasy 5 numbers in the Sept. 16 drawing to win the big prize: 01-02-21-23-37.  He bought his winning ticket at the CVS pharmacy, located at 19900 VanDyke Road in Detroit.“I play the Daily 3 and Daily 4 regularly, and play Fantasy 5, too,” said the player.  “I saw the drawing results on channel 4 and I couldn’t believe I’d hit the jackpot!”The player visited Lottery headquarters to claim his big prize.  He plans to pay some bills and then invest the remainder.CLICK to VIEW SOURCE Source link

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Harnett County man Harrison Ridgell Won $987,523

Raleigh, NC (STL.News) Harrison Ridgell III’s lucky set of numbers won him a share of the $987,523 Cash 5 jackpot and the chance to make a difference in his community.“I started playing Cash 5 five years ago,” said Ridgell.  “The numbers are a combination of birthdays, days of the week, and numbers that I feel like are lucky.”Ridgell, of Lillington, purchased his lucky $1 ticket from Cape Fear Beverage on West Old Road NC 27 West in Lillington.He was at his parent’s house later that night when he was checking his tickets. As he was watching the TV, he was shocked to see his numbers being drawn.  “I already knew the numbers in my head and when I saw them come out I said, ‘Hey! That’s my numbers,’” he recalled.He claimed his part of the jackpot, $328,841, Tuesday at lottery headquarters in R

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Christopher McDonald Is Awarded $2020.00

ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands (STL.News) Congratulations to Mr. Christopher McDonald – Winner of the VI Lottery 2020 Graduate Challenge, College Division, and awarded $2020.00!Recently we held the The “VI Lottery 2020 Graduate Challenge”, a social media challenge in which USVI local high school and college graduates posted a 1-minute video. The graduate provided a video answering:“If they were to win the VI Lottery, how would they impact our community to affect change with the current local or national issues.”One high school graduate and one college graduate was chosen and awarded $2020.00.CLICK to VIEW SOURCE Source link

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Ayanna Anthony Won VI Lottery 2020 Graduate Challenge

ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands (STL.News) Congratulations to Ms. Ayanna Anthony – Winner of the VI Lottery 2020 Graduate Challenge, High School Division, and awarded $2020.00!Recently we held the The “VI Lottery 2020 Graduate Challenge”, a social media challenge in which USVI local high school and college graduates posted a 1-minute video.  The graduate provided a video answering:“If they were to win the VI Lottery, how would they impact our community to affect change with the current local or national issues.”One high school graduate and one college graduate was chosen and awarded $2020.00.CLICK to VIEW SOURCE Source link

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Rutherford County man Bryson Logan wins $100,000 ‘fortune’

Raleigh, NC (STL.News) Bryson Logan of Bostic tried his luck on a $20 ticket and won a $100,000 prize. Logan purchased his $5,000,000 FORTUNE scratch-off ticket from the Corner Store on Bostic Sunshine Highway in Bostic.He claimed his prize Monday at lottery headquarters in Raleigh. After required federal and state tax withholdings, he took home $70,756.The $5,000,000 FORTUNE game launched in August 2019 with three top prizes of $5,000,000 and six $100,000 prizes.  One top prize and two $100,000 prizes remain to be won.CLICK to VIEW SOURCE Source link

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Miguel Cebollero of Hillsborough County Wins $500,000 Prize From Florida Lottery

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Miguel Cebollero, of Sun City Center, claimed a $500,000 top prize from the 20X CROSSWORD Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Tampa District Office.  He purchased his winning ticket from Winn-Dixie, located at 4445 Sun City Center Boulevard in Sun City Center.The $5 game, 20X CROSSWORD, launched in July and features over $113 million in total cash prizes.  The game?s overall odds of winning are one-in-3.99.CLICK to VIEW SOURCE Source link

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Bonita Springs Woman Rosalie Mackay Won $1 Million in Florida Lottery

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Rosalie Mackay, of Bonita Springs, claimed a $1 million top prize from the $5 MONOPOLY™ BONUS SPECTACULAR Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Fort Myers District Office. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $815,000.00.Mackay purchased her winning ticket from Publix, located at 12900 Trade Way Four in Bonita Springs.  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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Volusia County Man Chad Fennell Claims $1 Million in Florida Lottery

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Chad Fennell, 31, of Oak Hill, claimed the first $1 million top prize from the BONUS TRIPLE MATCH Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.  He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $875,000.00Fennell purchased his winning ticket from Circle K, located at 807 Indian River Boulevard in Edgewater.  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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Russell McCollum of Cincinnati won top prize of $150,000

CINCINNATI OH (STL.News) Russell McCollum of Cincinnati passed GO and won the top prize of $150,000 on the Monopoly 25X scratch-off.After mandatory state and federal taxes totaling 28 percent, Russell will receive $108,000.Russell purchased his winning ticket at Thorntons, located at 12185 Princeton Glendale Road in Cincinnati.Monopoly 25X is a $5 scratch-off with a top prize of $150,000.CLICK to VIEW SOURCE  Source link

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Charlotte Wilson Won $20,000 Entertainment

CINCINNATI OH (STL.News) Charlotte Wilson of Cincinnati is glittering like a diamond after she won $20,000 on Diamonds & Gold.After mandatory state and federal taxes totaling 28 percent, Charlotte will receive $14,400.Charlotte bought her winning ticket at Speedway located at 10760 Reading Road in Cincinnati.Diamonds & Gold is a $10 scratch-off  As of October 2, 2020CLICK to VIEW SOURCE Source link

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