Friday, July 05, 2013
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Peru, Kansas Man Wins $22,000 on Free 2by2 Ticket
Many Kansas Lottery players enjoy playing 2by2 because it's fairly easy
to match one number and win a free ticket. Bobby Pappen is
one of those players. He loves free 2by2 tickets, especially
the free ticket that won him $22,000 in the July 1 drawing!
Pappen won the prize by matching both Red numbers 14 and 18 and
both White numbers 06 and 08.
Pappen and his wife Alice traveled to Lottery headquarters in
Topeka today from their home in Peru, Kansas, near Coffeyville, to
claim the $22,000 prize. Pappen told Lottery officials he has
always enjoyed playing lottery games.
"I play 2by2 every day, but I never figured I'd win a prize like
this," Pappen said. "I was shocked!"
Pappen, who has a heart condition, said he was so shocked after
he found out he'd won $22,000 that he had to take a nitroglycerin
"Needless to say, he was very, very excited," Alice Pappen
Alice said she kept the winning ticket in her wallet until they
could come to Lottery headquarters to claim it. The Pappens
celebrated their 37th anniversary last month. They have
one grown son, and they also count five dogs as part of their
"We're going to use this prize money to fix the roof of our
home, do some other repairs and build a fence for our dogs," they
The $22,000 2by2 ticket was purchased at Conoco Phillips,
located at 512 Northeast Street in Coffeyville.
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