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Million-dollar Lotto ticket sold in Lyndonville at EZ Shop

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 21 April 2018 at 5:03 pm

A customer of the EZ Shop won $1 million with the Winner Cashword lottery game.

Winning scratch-off ticket turned in on April 17

LYNDONVILLE – The owner of the EZ Shop in Lyndonville is confirming speculation in the community that the store sold a $1 million winning Lotto ticket that was turned in on April 17.

Barbara Champlin, owner of the store, said she received confirmation from New York Lottery today that the ticket was purchased at the store and turned in on Tuesday.

The chances of winning the $1 million prize are 1 in 2,039,400, according to NY Lottery.

The winning scratch-off ticket cost $10 in the Winner Cashword. Champlin said the winner hasn’t been announced and a press conference hasn’t been set yet.

The EZ Shop in Lyndonville also sold a Take Five ticket worth $64,269 on Jan. 9.

With Cashword, the boxes should be scratched off to reveal 18 letters. “Scratch each letter in both Cashword games and both BONUS WORDS that corresponds to YOUR LETTERS,” NY Lottery states on its website. “Complete 3 or more words in either Cashword game using YOUR LETTERS to win prize shown in the corresponding Prize Key. Complete a BONUS WORD and win that BONUS WORD’s prize automatically.”

For more on the Winner Cashword, click here.

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