Monday, July 09, 2012
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Texas Residents Home for a Visit Win $10,000 Top Prize
Texas residents, Jayme and Bud Williams, made a trip to Topeka
last Friday to visit Jayme's family. While making a pit stop
in Yates Center, Jayme purchased five different $2 Kansas Lottery
instant scratch tickets. As they continued their journey to Topeka,
Jayme scratched the tickets she purchased. Much to their
surprise, Jayme revealed a $10,000 top prize playing the $2 Grease
instant scratch game!
"When we stopped in Yates Center, Bud gave me $10 to purchase
lottery tickets," said Jayme. "I told him it would be a waste
of money since we never win, but he insisted I buy a few."
Jayme is glad her husband insisted she purchase the
"I scratched the Grease ticket last," said Jayme. "When I
realized we had won $10,000, all I could say was, 'Oh my God! Oh my
After explaining she thought they had just won a $10,000 top
prize, Jayme showed the winning ticket to Bud, who pulled over to
take a look at the ticket.
"Once he looked at the ticket and confirmed I had read the
ticket right, we hugged and kissed," said Jayme. "We decided
to take a picture of the ticket so we could send it to my
parents. They were very surprised we had won and were very
happy for us."
The Williams', who were supposed to go home Sunday, decided to
stay an extra day in order to claim their prize at Lottery
headquarters in Topeka.
"I can't think of a better reason to stay an extra day," said
The couple, who has been married 10 years and has two children,
plan to use their winnings for home improvements.
The winning ticket was purchased at Pump N Pete's 29, located at
301 S. Fry in Yates Center.