Why hasn't this happened to me? I always put gas in my wife's car. Sometimes it's all about being at the right place at the right time! Joshua Chunis's wife asked him to do her a favor and put gas in her car. So he obliged and while he was at the store, he bought a $20 scratcher He won ONE MILLION DOLLARS! The ticket was from the Massachusetts Lottery Lucky Bucks!  He took the cash one-time payment of $660 thousand.  Maybe this should be a sign to all the husbands out there to go fill up your wife's car when she asks.

Speaking of big Lottery wins, there was a big lottery win in Victoria just a couple of weeks ago!  The winning ticket was purchased at Faststop #1 in Victoria at the corner of John Stockbauer and Miori. The winning ticket was from the $5 Winning 7s series and was ticket #4 in the book for those who keep track of this kind of stats.  This was the 3rd top-prize ticket claimed in this series. Three $100,000 top prizes remain. The other two top prizes were sold in Lubbock and Mesquite

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Texas Lottery


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