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Lottery ticket worth $280,000 sold in Jessamine County

Someone is a whole lot richer today, all thanks to a lucky lottery ticket.

A winning 3 Line Lotto ticket, worth $280,000, was sold in Jessamine County.

The ticket matched all six numbers from Tuesday night's drawing, in a single line on the ticket.

The winning ticket was sold at Prime Star #4 on Richmond Avenue in Nicholasville.

The winner only wants to be identified as Kelly. 27 NEWSFIRST was at the store when Kelly came back there to make sure her win was official.

"It feels like a dream right now," she said. "You just don't think it's going to happen. You just hope."

This is the 18th time someone has own the 3 Line Lotto jackpot since the game began in April, 2007.

Lottery officials say the largest jackpot for the game was $760,200 in November, 2008.

Drawings for 3 Line Lotto are held every Tuesday and Friday. The jackpot starts at $100,000 and increases each drawing it is not won.


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