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WASHINGTON MAN CLAIMS $25 MILLION MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT

On Wednesday, July 20, a Washington resident stepped forward as the winner of the $25 million Mega Millions jackpot. The jackpot had remained unclaimed for just one day since the drawing on Tuesday, July 19. The winner presented the ticket at Washington’s Lottery headquarters in Olympia.

The winner purchased one $5 Mega Millions ticket at a White Center Quick Stop Food Mart (10723 1st Ave S Seattle, WA) using Quick Pick. He chose the one-time cash payment option of approximately $16 million.

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BREMERTON MAN RECEIVES RETIREMENT SURPRISE, WINS $150,000 JACKPOT

A Bremerton man was celebrating the first day of his retirement when he received incredible news. After playing Hit 5 on Wednesday, June 29, the winner learned he’d won the $150,000 jackpot. The man purchased his ticket from Fred Meyer (5050 Washington 303, Bremerton, WA 98311).

“When I found out I’d won, I couldn’t believe my luck,” said the winner. “I immediately ran into the kitchen to tell my wife and she couldn’t believe it either! She was actually so suspicious of the win that she asked me to go check the ticket again.”

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PROSSER MAN PLAYS SAME NUMBERS FOR ONE YEAR, WINS $2.8 MILLION

Playing the same Lottery numbers has paid off for a Prosser man who just hit the $2.8 million Lotto jackpot from the June 18 drawing. The winner purchased his ticket the morning of the Saturday drawing from El Mercado (206 N Euclid Rd, Grandview, WA 98930).

“When I first learned I’d won, I told the store manager and then hopped in my car and drove straight to the Washington’s Lottery Yakima Regional Office to be sure,” said the winner. “Now I’ll need some new numbers!”

A vineyard worker in Prosser, the man told Lottery officials he plans to go to lunch to celebrate his win. The winner also has a large family and plans to share his winnings with his loved ones. Then, he plans to look into buying a new house.

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MAPLE VALLEY MAN RECEIVES $100,000 LOTTERY SURPRISE

A man from Maple Valley received the surprise of a lifetime when he found out he had won $100,000 from the Powerball drawing on June 29. The winner purchased his ticket from QFC (22131 SE 237th St, Maple Valley, WA 98038).

“When I scanned my ticket and saw the prize amount, I couldn’t believe my eyes,” said the winner. “Neither could the employee who was helping me. He had to scan the ticket again and then another employee came over to see what was going on.”

The winner told Lottery officials he drove straight to the Washington’s Lottery Federal Way Regional Office to claim his prize, but has been in too much shock to think about what he plans to do with the money. For now, he’ll put everything in the bank and save it for a rainy day.

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KIRKLAND MAN MAKES DAUGHTER’S WEDDING DREAMS A REALITY AFTER $130,000 LOTTERY WIN

A father from Kirkland wants to make sure his only daughter’s walk down the aisle is everything she imagined after winning $130,000 from Washington’s Lottery. The man purchased his winning Hit 5 ticket from Jackson’s Food Store (12001 NE 8th St., Bellevue, WA 98005). He bought it on his way home from work the day before the June 22 drawing.  

“I’m still in disbelief,” said the winner. “I stopped by the same convenience store on my way home the next day so I could check my ticket and when I realized I’d won I was so excited I immediately left and called my wife. When we told our daughter, she just started screaming.”

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RENTON MAN’S SLIGHT DETOUR TURNS $10 INTO $50,000

When a man from Renton stopped by a local convenience store to cash a $10 prize from a Scratch ticket, he was told the machine was temporarily out of order and that he’d have to go to a different store. The winner headed over to Bronson Market (1408 Bronson Way N, Renton WA, 98057) where he cashed his prize and then used the money to buy two $5 Scratch tickets. To his delight, one of his “Jackpot Riches” Scratch tickets was a $50,000 winner.

“I couldn’t believe it,” said the winner. “It’s crazy! I keep thinking if the first convenience store were able to cash my original ticket, I probably wouldn’t have won $50,000. For some lucky reason, I was told to go somewhere else and ended up hitting the jackpot!”

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