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LOTTO Operations Suspended #368656
02/25/10 09:16 AM
02/25/10 09:16 AM
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Marty Offline OP

Marty  Offline OP
The winner of Saturday night’s $90,000 Lotto jackpot claimed her prize this morning but the real news tonight is that there will be no drawing tonight. That is because government hasn’t renewed the license for Tropical Gaming – the company that operates the Lotto. So no Lotto tickets were sold today and there will be no drawing tonight. There will also be no BEL-3 tonight and likely none tomorrow. A Lotto representative told us that they are working with government to renew the license and she was optimistic that it would be worked out. But until it is – there will be no Lotto drawing.

But like we said at the top, there was that last drawing under the old license on Saturday night – and we’ll have the winner’s remarks later on.


Re: LOTTO Operations Suspended [Re: Marty] #368657
02/25/10 09:18 AM
02/25/10 09:18 AM
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Marty Offline OP

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Paula Vasquez Claims $90,000 Jackpot

As we told you at the top of the newscast, Lotto is in a state of suspended animation as their license has not been renewed. And that is just fine by Paula Vasquez who hit Saturday’s $90,000 jackpot. She matched all five numbers – 7, 12, 15, 17, and 21. She picked up her check this morning and told us the feeling is surreal. She says the numbers were a quick pick.

Paula Vasquez, LOTTO Winner
“It was a quick pick, two quick picks I did on Saturday and I was lucky. 5 of the numbers were the winning Lotto and three were Match 3 so it was a lucky pick for me.”

Keith Swift,
“When did you find out you had won?”

Paula Vasquez,
“Sunday morning, a call from my mother. She asked me if I got the numbers, I said no and I called the hotline. They said it was a single winner and I said wow when I checked my ticket I went like wow and it was real exciting. I informed close family and friends.”

Keith Swift,
“Why did you wait until to come and claim it?”

Paula Vasquez,
“Well I still have to get it validated, to put it in my head that I won it and I just wanted to make sure. It is still a wow moment, I am still overwhelmed by the win.”

Keith Swift,
“What are you going to do with all the money?”

Paula Vasquez,
“Well Keith pay bills, give my mom a vacation, and home improvement. That is what I am going to do and it is already in the bank so I am safe. I have been playing off and on and I am a frequent winner of three numbers so I felt like one of these days I would have won and it was my lucky pick.”

After taxes, Vasquez took home $76,500.


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