2007-09-12 15:14:50.16

Sturgeon Woman Wins $5,002 Instantly

Story Photo Dorothy Coil, Sturgeon, is $5,002 richer after uncovering $5,002 playing "Cash Corner Bingo," a Scratchers ticket from the Missouri Lottery. Coil, 85, bought her ticket on Sept. 5 at Casey’s, 102 S. Ogden in Sturgeon. She scratched the ticket when she got home and uncovered her $5,002 prize.
"I just couldn’t believe it," Coil said.
Coil took her ticket back to Casey’s to have them check it to be sure it was in fact a winning ticket. She shared the good news with her children after she verified her win.
"’No kidding, Mom,’ they said," Coil added.
Coil said she doesn’t have any plans for her prize money, so she’s going to put it in the bank.
"Cash Corner Bingo," a $2 game, officially began on July 14.

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