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Dec 12, 2017
Roanoke man wins $100,000 playing Cash 5

Michael HaleThere’s a good chance Michael Hale of Roanoke won’t forget the numbers 4-13-17-28-32 any time soon. Those were the winning numbers he matched in the Virginia Lottery’s Cash 5 game to win the $100,000 top prize.

Mr. Hale bought his winning ticket at Clipper Food Mart, 5626 Williamson Road in Roanoke, for the November 6 night drawing.

Cash 5 drawings are held daily at 1:59 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. The chances of winning the $100,000 top prize are 1 in 278,256.

When it comes to education, the Virginia Lottery is game.  Mr. Hale bought his winning ticket in Roanoke County, which received more than $3.6 million in lottery funds for K-12 education last fiscal year. For