Woman finds $1 million lottery ticket in husband’s backpack

Woman finds $1 million lottery ticket in husband’s backpack

A lady who discovered a $1 million successful Virginia Lottery ticket in her husband’s backpack mentioned he instructed her he had concept the ticket used to be a prank.

Rose Ibarra of Avalon, Texas, instructed Virginia Lottery officers she and her husband had been in Virginia whilst he labored on a development venture.

Ibarra mentioned she used to be cleansing out her husband’s backpack when he discovered a Hot Millions Multiplier scratch-off ticket that gave the impression to be a $1 million winner.

She introduced the ticket to her husband, who mentioned it have been given to him via a chum and he had put it in his backpack after scratching it off as a result of he concept it used to be a funny story.

The ticket grew to become out to be no funny story, and Ibarra selected a lump sum possibility of $561,798 ahead of taxes, relatively than taking the total $1 million over 30 years.

The ticket used to be purchased at Wawa, 8800 Brook Road in Glen Allen, which receives a $10,00zero bonus from the Virginia Lottery for promoting the successful ticket.

Hot Millions Multiplier (sport #1616) options prizes starting from $20 as much as $four,00zero,00zero. Ms. Ibarra is the primary participant to win the $1 million prize in sport #1616, because of this two extra stay unclaimed. In addition, two $four million top-prize tickets additionally stay unclaimed.

The odds of successful the highest prize in this sport are 1 in 1,305,600. The odds of successful any prize in Hot Millions Multiplier are 1 in three.zero.

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Updated: December 5, 2017 — 7:45 pm

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