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Friday, March 1, 2013

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Karie Lowe
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Wichita Resident in Shock after Paying Electric Bill - Wins $100,000!

Thursday evening after work, Sandra Endicott of Wichita stopped to pay her electric bill and received quite a shock after leaving the store.  While waiting in line to pay her bill, the Kansas Lottery's $100,000 Crossword instant scratch game caught her eye, so she decided to purchase one.  Much to her surprise, she revealed all 14 words on her ticket, winning a $100,000 top prize!

When I stopped at the store, my only intentions were to pay my electric bill," said Endicott.  "As I was standing in line, I noticed the $10 Crossword game and decided out of the blue to give it a try.  I usually buy the $2 Crossword tickets a couple times a week."

After making her purchase, Endicott went out to her car where she scratched her ticket.

"When I realized how much I had won, I just sat in my car for at least 45 minutes staring at my ticket," said Endicott.  "I finally went home and showed the ticket to my two grandkids.  They were very excited when they saw how much I had won.  But, to be sure I hadn't made a mistake scratching the ticket, I signed the back of it and had it checked at a store.  I'll bet I was up at least 10 times in the night looking at it."

Endicott, who works for SpiritAeroSystems in Wichita, plans to purchase a newer car and pay bills with her winnings.

The winning ticket was purchased at EEI CS2, located at 731 N. Ridge Rd. in Wichita.

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