Thursday, March 28, 2013
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Wichita Bonus Crossword Player Loves the Game Even More Now!
Carole Boyle, 66, of Wichita is
like a lot of Kansas Lottery players - she loves playing $2 Bonus
Crossword instant scratch tickets. In fact, Boyle says, "I like to
scratch them right before I go to bed. Whether I win or not, I
always enjoy Crossword."
Boyle had to admit, however,
that it did significantly add to her enjoyment of the game when she
scratched off a $20,000 top prize this week. She termed
herself "still in a daze" when she arrived in Topeka late yesterday
afternoon to claim her prize.
"All the way driving here, I
kept saying, 'Lord, please let it be so, please let it be so.' I'm
so grateful for this win because the money is going to help me so
After scratching off the big
prize Tuesday night, Boyle says she waited about "five seconds"
before calling a friend, who quickly drove over to Boyle's house to
examine the ticket for herself.
"We counted the words again and
again, until we were really convinced I had uncovered ten and won
the top prize," Boyle said. "Then we went down to the store
together to have it verified. It got to be a pretty exciting
Boyle, whose family includes her
daughter and son-in-law and their Schnoodle dog, plans to pay bills
with some of the prize money and save the rest.
Boyle purchased her $20,000
Bonus Crossword ticket at Taylor Retail Liquor, located at 4800 W.
Central in Wichita.
For more information on games,
promotions, winning numbers, and unclaimed prizes, or to join the
free Kansas Lottery Players Club, visit www.kslottery.com.