Thursday, February 14, 2013
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Salina Woman Almost Forgets $20,000 Lottery Ticket
Kendra Gable of Salina is very
familiar with $2 Bonus Crossword tickets. As she says, "I
know how the game goes." It went even better than usual for
Gable this week when she matched ten words on a Bonus Crossword
ticket and won herself a $20,000 prize.
"I was by myself at home when I
scratched off the ticket," Gable told Lottery officials. "I called
my boyfriend three times at work before I could get him to call me
back. When he finally did I told him we were going to
In all the excitement, Gable
said she almost forgot the most important thing.
"We were on our way, just
getting on the highway, and I realized I didn't have the ticket! We
had to turn around and go back for it. I had forgotten I put the
ticket in my coat and then left the coat hanging in the
Once she had the ticket safely
in hand and had claimed it at Lottery headquarters, Gable was able
to relax a little bit, although not completely.
"It's incredibly exciting," she
said. "It's just starting to hit me that I really won. I'm
Gable purchased her lucky ticket
at Prime Time 123, located at 100 N. Broadway in Salina.
For more information on games,
promotions, winning numbers, and unclaimed prizes, or to join the
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