Hermann Woman Turns Bad Day Around with $10,000 Win
A bad day at work for Lisa Brandt of Hermann turned around quickly on Sept. 7 after she won $10,000 on her way home. Brandt, 41, said she stopped at Hermann BP, 500 Market St. in Hermann, to redeem a winning $20 Scratchers ticket. She bought $10 worth of various Missouri Lottery Scratchers tickets and decided to buy one $10 "Lifetime Riches" Scratchers ticket. It was that ticket that proved to be worth $10,000.
"You just keep thinking it’s not real," Brandt told Lottery officials when she claimed her prize.
Brandt, a legal secretary, said she and her husband, Dave, plan to use their winnings to help pay for their daughter’s college expenses and to help finish some construction that they have started on their home.
The $10 game "Lifetime Riches
," began on April 22, 2006.