Waipahu woman, a Vegas novice, wins $...

Waipahu woman, a Vegas novice, wins $2.4M - News

There are 54 comments on the Honolulu Star-Bulletin story from Nov 20, 2008, titled Waipahu woman, a Vegas novice, wins $2.4M - News. In it, Honolulu Star-Bulletin reports that:

At first she thought she won $2,000. All the numbers on the slot machine just didn't register.

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lucky

Honolulu, HI

#1 Nov 20, 2008
put it in CDs

Since: Sep 08

Pampanga, Philippines

#2 Nov 20, 2008
Save the money and live on the interest!!!! Better off.
Bill

Rockville, MD

#3 Nov 20, 2008
That is excellent! Way to smile down on your Ohana, Tutu. Eh, maybe you could give my deceased grandmother a nudge to check me and my Powerball numbers. Come on Mom Helen (you were always my favorite grandma), I promise to use it wisely!!
Moki

Tampa, FL

#4 Nov 20, 2008
Guess who just became the most popular woman in Waipahu. Did she really want this information put out to the public?
david

Irvine, CA

#5 Nov 20, 2008
pay off a 2k car loan....?
raise your bar sister, you are a millionaire! welcome to my club.
willie

Farmington, MI

#6 Nov 20, 2008
Stay in Vegas, don't bring or spend the money in the islands, some people don't want gambling so do them a favor and do not spread the winnings at home.....
Poponut

Satellite Provider

#7 Nov 20, 2008
Gosh....she's my favorite daughter in the whole world.......Frankie!
Lolo head

Aiea, HI

#8 Nov 20, 2008
that what they say about Vegas Virgins...somehow they get very lucky.
StateTaxPayer

AOL

#9 Nov 20, 2008
She should move from Hawaii; otherwise, her vulture friends and family will borrow money from her until she has nothing, but taxes to pay. lol
arp

United States

#10 Nov 20, 2008
Buy out Mufi;s job. Give 1,000 and u take over.
willie da homeless

Wahiawa, HI

#11 Nov 20, 2008
i need some change. lucky for her.
willie da homeless

Wahiawa, HI

#12 Nov 20, 2008
Actually, you don't need friends they will be asking for hand outs/ Use the winnings and get out of Hawaii if you are smart. Hawaii is anti-gambling. Now they going rip you off with the taxes.
Old Hawaiian

United States

#13 Nov 20, 2008
Pay off the car loan.
Take advantage of the low housing market and buy two or three apartments, condo, or townhouse. Live in one and rent out the other two. Keep everything in your name legally. Beware family, friends, and boyfriends who now have their eyes on the money.
Otherwise, most of the money will be gone in a few years or less.
pops

Aiea, HI

#14 Nov 20, 2008
Why are the stupid people in Hawaii against gambling? Keep the money here, not in Vegas.
Been There

Honolulu, HI

#15 Nov 20, 2008
You should have kept your name anonymous. Now you'll be getting annoying calls from friends, family, organizations, and strangers pleading for some cash....

After taxes and spreading your wealth around, you'll discover that 2 million really isn't that much money. Beware of scammers!
Old Hawaiian

United States

#16 Nov 20, 2008
Look up and talk to the Mililani postal worker who won much more from Vegas recently.
Hang on to every dime.
Boyfriend and everyone you know will want a new car.
Relatives and family will ask for help to pay off their house loan and you can live with them.
Or buy your own place and they will all live with you, cars in the yard, freeloaders.
Go back to school, finish and graduate. Get a good job with the city, state, or professional trade.
Now it's time to grow up and be your own person.

Since: Mar 08

Aiea, HI

#17 Nov 20, 2008
Hi Jessica Agbun, it's me!

Remember me?

I took care of you when you were a baby.

How the heck are you? Please call me right away.
Micky

Wailuku, HI

#18 Nov 20, 2008
Old Hawaiian wrote:
Look up and talk to the Mililani postal worker who won much more from Vegas recently.
Hang on to every dime.
Boyfriend and everyone you know will want a new car.
Relatives and family will ask for help to pay off their house loan and you can live with them.
Or buy your own place and they will all live with you, cars in the yard, freeloaders.
Go back to school, finish and graduate. Get a good job with the city, state, or professional trade.
Now it's time to grow up and be your own person.
Good advice for the young lady. Get a good education.
Watch out for the hungry wolves.
KauaiGirl

Lihue, HI

#19 Nov 20, 2008
Old Hawaiian wrote:
Pay off the car loan.
Take advantage of the low housing market and buy two or three apartments, condo, or townhouse. Live in one and rent out the other two. Keep everything in your name legally. Beware family, friends, and boyfriends who now have their eyes on the money.
Otherwise, most of the money will be gone in a few years or less.
Itotally agree with you! Buy Several homes! So you'll have something to show and still make $!
KauaiGirl

Lihue, HI

#20 Nov 20, 2008
Old Hawaiian wrote:
Look up and talk to the Mililani postal worker who won much more from Vegas recently.
Hang on to every dime.
Boyfriend and everyone you know will want a new car.
Relatives and family will ask for help to pay off their house loan and you can live with them.
Or buy your own place and they will all live with you, cars in the yard, freeloaders.
Go back to school, finish and graduate. Get a good job with the city, state, or professional trade.
Now it's time to grow up and be your own person.
Yup! go back to school! I wish i had 2.4 million, without hesitation I'd go and get my Masters! Oh well guys I guess I gotta go 2 Vegas! hahaha

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