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Dec 17, 2012
“Wow, wow, wow!” says Maryland woman as she claims $52,000 prize

Aletrice Scott of Upper MarlboroAletrice Scott of Upper Marlboro, Maryland,is a very lucky person. She matched five numbers plus the Free Ball in the November 3 Win for Life drawing to win the game’s second prize of $52,000.

“Wow,wow,wow!” she exclaimed as Virginia Lottery officials presented her with her check.

She bought the winning ticket at Quick Shop,4800 Mark Center Drive in Alexandria. 

The winning numbers for that drawing were 2-13-20-27-29-32 and the Free Ball was 35. She used Easy Pick and allowed the computer to randomly select the numbers on her ticket. 

Win for Life offers a top prize of $1,000 per week for the life of the winner. Drawings are held Wednesday and Saturday nights at 11:00.

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Dec 01, 2017
A million-dollar lottery ticket in her husband’s backpack

Rosa IbarraRosa Ibarra was cleaning out her husband’s backpack when she found a <