Ocean Downs Casino Punter Wins $11K, Tops It with $100K Lotto Win
A standard saying goes that “lightning by no means strikes the identical place twice” however not for a 31-year-old lady from Maryland who managed to win huge twice inside lower than 12 hours.
Pink Is the Fortunate Quantity
A nursing assistant and a mom of 4, the lady who wished to stay nameless and performed below the identify of Chicklet31, first cashed out $11,000 from Ocean Downs On line casino she had visited after her late evening shift.
Having left the on line casino at round 1am, she determined to purchase a scratch card ticket from the Maryland Lottery the subsequent day and visited a neighborhood comfort retailer positioned in her hometown of Princess Anne round midday, the place she opted for a pink-colored Excessive Money sport ticket, which later received her the highest $100,000 prize.
Talking to the Maryland Lottery, the lady defined why she had purchased that ticket and there was not a single drop of logic in it. “I simply purchased that scratch-off as a result of it stood out to me and pink is my favourite colour,” she acknowledged.
She even joked that her luck was because of the identical set of garments she had been sporting within the on line casino and whereas buying the moment scratch card.
“‘Chicklet’ turns into the sixtieth top-prize winner within the $100,000 Excessive Money scratch-off sport and is the sport’s third top-prize winner within the final two weeks,” Maryland Lottery officers acknowledged, including that the comfort retailer the place the profitable ticket was offered would obtain a $1,000 bonus.
Chicklet is planning to make use of the sudden windfall to go to her son who lives in China and to additional her training in order that she may advance in her skilled profession.
Different Latest A number of Wins
The Maryland Lottery was concerned with one other double-win within the state scored by a 56-year-old Amazon worker from Baltimore who managed to win huge twice inside simply two months.
In February, the fortunate scratch card participant received the highest $50,000 prize out there from the $5 scratch card sport Loopy 8s, to spice up his January winnings of $30,000 from the identical $5 scratch card lottery sport.
And whereas a number of wins in a row are uncommon however not remarkable, what did a Vietnam veteran of Fall River, 50 miles south of Boston, Massachusetts, would most likely by no means occur once more.
In December, the person determined to purchase not one however six Fortunate for Life tickets with the very same mixture of numbers, received a money prize of $390,000 from every, and acquired almost $2 million in a single lump sum from 5 of the tickets whereas leaving one ticket to pay him $25,000 in twenty annual funds.