Tuesday, July 03, 2012
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Lenexa Resident "New Royalty" with $10,000 Win
A Lenexa resident is feeling like royalty after winning a
$10,000 top prize last Sunday. Frederick Owens, 51, purchased
an entire pack of the Kansas Lottery's $2 New Royalty instant
scratch game, which is a total of 150 tickets, winning a top prize.
He also won an additional $250 in smaller prizes playing the
"I have never purchased a full pack of tickets before," said
Owens. "I was getting a little nervous thinking I wasn't
going to win. When I scratched ticket number 37, I couldn't
believe what I was seeing. I had actually won a top
After immediately signing the back of his winning ticket, Owens
walked to a nearby Kansas Lottery retailer to have his ticket
"I knew as soon as the Lottery terminal read, "Sign back of
Ticket. Redeem at Lottery" there was no mistake in me
winning," said Owens. "Too top it all off, I also won another
Owens, who is single, plans to pay bills and purchase a newer
vehicle with his winnings.
The winning ticket was purchased at Circle K 6159, located at
12420 W. 95th St. in Lenexa.