Monday, February 20, 2012
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Kansas City, Kan. Resident Wins
$20,000 in Green- Plans to Go Green
Last week, while on her way to visit her son-in-law, Tim, at the
hospital, Sharon Hall of Kansas City, Kan. picked up a couple of $2 Bonus Crossword
instant scratch tickets. As she was visiting with Tim, Hall
scratched her tickets. Much to her surprise, she revealed all
10 words on one of the games, winning a $20,000 top prize!
"I've had really good luck playing Bonus Crossword," said
Hall. "I won $2,000 a month ago and had actually thought I had
won $2,000 again. Tim always looks over my tickets when I'm
done scratching them and he's the one who realized I had won
$20,000. After he looked it over, he looked at me with a grin
and said, 'I think you won $20,000 not $2,000!' We were so
According to Hall, winning $20,000 came at a great time.
"I just moved to a farm with my daughter," explained
Hall. "We decided to go green, so we're making several changes
to our home. My daughter is going to 'chicken school' to learn
how to raise chickens and we want a new barbeque grill. Plus, I
have several bills to pay, so winning couldn't have come at a
Hall, who is retired, has three daughters, four grandchildren, and
The winning ticket was purchased at QuikTrip 157, located at 7400
W. 63rd St.
in Overland Park.