Eastern KY Woman Wins $1 Million On Scratch-Off Ticket

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - An eastern Kentucky woman has won $1
million on a scratch-off Kentucky Lottery game.
Teresa Blevins bought the ticket at a convenience store in Morehead this week.
The winning ticket was a $20 Lucky Millionaire scratch-off. She says she scratched off the top part and gave it to the clerk to scan at the store on Monday. The scanner said the machine could not handle cashing the ticket. The owner of the store scanned the ticket again and that's when Blevins, 50, learned she had won $1 million.
She decided to take the cash option, leaving her with nearly
$470,000 after taxes.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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  • by Jack Location: Pike County on Apr 18, 2008 at 06:42 AM
    Congratulations Teresa!!!
  • by me Location: williamsburg on Apr 17, 2008 at 11:47 AM
    Of course, I am wishing that were me but I am so very glad that it finally was someone from our home state that won. Congratulations and spend wisely. Hehe
  • by Nikki Location: Winchester on Apr 17, 2008 at 08:31 AM
    Way to Go! I wish that was Me.
  • by Jules Location: Lexington on Apr 17, 2008 at 08:25 AM
    I is nice to hear someone winning a large amount off a scratch off ticket. Congratulations!!!


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