A Woman’s Old Car License Numbers Come in Handy, as Lottery Ticket Numbers Win Her $50 000

A Woman’s Old Car License Numbers Come in Handy, as Lottery Ticket Numbers Win Her $50 000

  • A woman turned $1 into $50,000 (GH₵500,000) after playing the lottery with numbers used from an old car license plate number
  • The woman from Maryland in the United States played a 'pick 5' ticket and scored big
  • The 43-year-old plans to use her winnings to pay off her debt and, ironically, to spruce up her car

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An American woman is over the moon after winning $50,000 (GH₵500,000) in the lottery, and the inspiration for her numbers came from an unlikely place: her old car's license plate numbers.

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Maryland woman's old license plate numbers win big in the lottery. Image: Getty stock
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According to News18.com, the woman was shocked to learn that the digits from an old car's number plate were the winning numbers for her in the Maryland lottery.

The win was made all the sweeter when it surfaced that the 43-year-old played a 'Pick 5' type ticket and spent a solitary dollar to bag $50,000 (GH₵500,000).

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The unnamed woman is planning to pay off debt and make improvements to her cars inside and out. She also wants to treat her kids and grandkids.

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United Press International reports that the woman called her mother to give her the good news.

Wife Wins GH₵363k Lottery After Husband Gifted Her GH₵36 Ticket When She Was Sad

YEN.com.gh reported in a separate story that a lucky wife received a gift of a lottery ticket from her husband and ended up winning the top prize. Robyn Mejia, 39, got the ticket gift from her hubby when she was feeling down and it was meant to help cheer her up.

Mejia, who is a teacher in Maryland, USA was shocked when it was discovered that the ticket won a whopping GH₵363,088 ($50k).

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The ticket was bought at just GH₵36 ($5), but has made the lady and her family to hug headlines for their luck.

Reacting, the woman said in a report by Fox29: "We have been saving money for a down payment on a house, thinking we would be ready by the end of the year. But now, we don’t have to wait!"

At first, they couldn't believe it so they scanned it more than once to be sure. She said in a story by CNN, quoting Maryland Lottery:

"My husband took the ticket to the store to scan it, just to be sure it was real. We also asked my brother-in-law to come over and scan it on the Maryland Lottery app."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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