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  1. "Win the Holidays" with Virginia LotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | WTVR Richmond

    Game Guy with the Virginia Lottery stopped by the studio to help kick off 12 days of prizes with the "WIN the Holidays" contest. Register on the WTVR Contest Page to for your chance to win two gifts packed with Virginia Lottery holiday scratchers.

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  2. Woman finds $1 million lottery ticket in husband's backpackRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | UPI

    A woman who found a $1 million winning Virginia Lottery ticket in her husband's backpack said he told her he had thought the ticket was a prank. Rose Ibarra of Avalon, Texas, told Virginia Lottery officials she and her husband were in Virginia while he worked on a construction project.

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  3. Virginia Lottery has warning for holiday shoppersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    Now that December is here, the state lottery and the Virginia Council on Problem Gambling have advice for shoppers. They are reminding consumers that Virginia forbids giving lottery tickets to minors.

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  4. Roanoke man wins $1 million in Virginia Lottery gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Tony Allie, right, accepts his check Wednesday from Virginia Lottery after winning the top prize in the Bank a Million game.

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  5. Enter to win $100 in Virginia Lottery scratchers for you and a friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 26 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The Virginia Lottery is bringing you some chances to win big this holiday season. By providing your information below you will be entered to win $100 worth of scratchers.

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  6. School bus driver wins $250,000 on Virginia scratcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... her prize. "I didn't think I was reading it correctly." Extra Play is one of dozens of games offered by the Virginia Lottery. Prizes range from $5 up to $250,000. Lottery officials says the odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 1,049,143. The odds ...

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  7. Ruckersville School Bus Driver Wins $250K LotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | NBC29

    Ginger Carter has something in common with the Virginia Lottery: They both work to benefit school children. The Lottery, of course, generates funds for K-12 education in the Commonwealth, and Ms.

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  8. Virginia man collects $250K after taxes from Virginia LotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A Carrollton, Virginia man will have a little extra money for the holidays after winning $250,000 on the Virginia Lottery. Martin Cuffe won the money playing Virginia Lottery's Bank a Million game, which Cuffe matched all six numbers in the Oct. 28 drawing.

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  9. Corvette and Ca$h Scratcher Ticket Turbocharges Player Excitement in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Newkerala.com

    WINNIPEG: Pollard Banknote Limited congratulates the Virginia Lottery on the success of its $5 Corvette and Ca$h Scratcher ticket. Launched on June 6, 2017, the ticket combines the sleek automotive appeal of the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray-the epitome of automotive excellence-with a popular cash theme.

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  10. Dealing with the unexpected stress of winning the lotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | The Toronto Star

    ... "Nobody teaches you what to do with a large amount of money," said John Hagerty, a spokesperson for the Virginia Lottery. "We give those who win $100,000 and up a video and a packet of information to help them prepare for their new financial lives." ...

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  11. Wealth: I Won the Lottery and I Need Help. No, ReallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | The New York Times

    ... "Nobody teaches you what to do with a large amount of money," said John Hagerty, a spokesman for the Virginia Lottery. "We give those who win $100,000 and up a video and a packet of information to help them prepare for their new financial lives." ...

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  12. Troy woman becomes big winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    The Commonwealth's newest millionaire is from the Troy area of Fluvanna County. Brenda Gentry got to pick up a $5 million check this month from the Virginia Lottery.

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  13. Albemarle County Woman Wins $5 Million in Virginia LotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | NBC29

    You might say Brenda Gentry is on a winning streak. Just a few weeks ago, she won $5,000 playing a Virginia Lottery Scratcher game.

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  14. Oblivious man kept $100,000 lottery ticket in drawer for over a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | UPI

    A Virginia man who won a $100,000 lottery jackpot said he was oblivious for more than a week after leaving his ticket in a drawer. Lamonte Banks told Virginia Lottery officials he bought a Cash 5 ticket for the daytime Oct. 12 drawing with the numbers 5-12-16-22-28.

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  15. Postal worker wins $10 million on lottery scratch-off, calmly returns to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    A U.S. Postal Service worker bought a Virginia Lottery scratch-off ticket last week on impulse, sat in his car - and screamed. And then, lottery officials say, Simmons went to his job as if nothing had happened.

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  16. Postal Worker Wins Jackpot on $10 Million Scratch-Off TicketRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | News Max

    A postal worker won a jackpot worth $10 million from a scratch-off ticket in the new Virginia Lottery game Extreme Millions. Woody Simmons told Virginia Lottery officials he stopped last week at the Optimax Service Center in Woodbridge, where he often shops, and decided to purchase a ticket in the new game.

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  17. Postal worker wins $10 million in lottery scratch-off gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | Arkansas Online

    WOODBRIDGE, Va. - A U.S. Postal Service worker bought a Virginia Lottery scratch-off ticket last week on impulse, sat in his car - and screamed.

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  18. Postal worker wins $10 million in Va. lottery scratch-off gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this image provided by the Virginia State Lottery, Woody Simmons holds a ceremonial check for $10 million dollars in Woodbridge, Va., on Nov. 1, 2017. The U.S. Postal worker bought a Virginia lottery scratch-off ticket last week on impulse, sat in his car _ and screamed.

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  19. Coeur d'Alene Police searching for purse robberRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... personal property including a credit card. RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A U.S. Postal Service worker bought a Virginia Lottery scratch-off ticket last week on impulse, sat in his car - and screamed. Woody Simmons found he had won $10 million in the Extreme ...

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  20. Man buys one ticket, wins $10 million from Virginia LotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Simmons, a postal worker from Maryland, flashed that smile while he picked up a $10 million check from the Virginia Lottery. CBS 6 reports Simmons won the Virginia Lottery's new Scratcher game - Extreme Millions - when he stopped to shop at Optimax Service Center in Woodbridge.

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