Wednesday, June 12, 2013
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Lucky Jewels is Lucky Game for Wichita Resident
A cup of coffee and a lottery ticket is how Bradley Ashcraft
likes to start his day. His morning routine paid off
yesterday after he purchased a Kansas Lottery $20 Lucky Jewels
instant scratch ticket and won winning a $10,000 cash prize!
"After I bought my coffee and ticket I went on to work," said
Ashcraft. "Before the rest of the crew showed up I scratched
my ticket. The first game I played I won $50 and was happy
When playing the Lucky Jewels game, players get five games on
one ticket and can win up to 26 times.
"On the second game, I won $1,000," said Ashcraft. "Before
I knew it, I had won on each game and had to add up my
winnings. I couldn't believe every play on my ticket was a
Ashcraft seems to have good luck playing Kansas Lottery games.
Earlier this year, he won a 50" television with a Blu-ray
home theatre system in a Lottery second-chance drawing.
"My boss and coworkers are always commenting on how lucky I am,"
said Ashcraft. "Since I'm a member of the Lottery's Players
Club I enter drawings all the time. My family and I love the
TV I won in the Tech the Halls promotion. And just a couple
of weeks ago, I won $5,000 at a casino."
Although Ashcraft seems to be lucky, he did offers words of
wisdom to other players.
"People should look at playing the Lottery as entertainment
only," said Ashcraft. "Never spend more than you can
The winner, who works for Kalian Electric Service, was undecided
how he would spend his winnings.
"My wife has made a list though," said Ashcraft. "I'm sure
the money will be put to good use."
The winning ticket was purchased at Casey's General Store,
located at 4605 N Maize Rd in Maize.