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July 16, 2008

Boonville Woman Wins $10,000 on Scratchers

Story Photo audio icon Kalpana Swami of Boonville said the $10,000 winning Scratchers ticket couldn’t have come at a better time.  Swami, 52, purchased a "Casino Showdown" Scratchers ticket from Conoco C-Store, 17395 Highway 87 in Boonville, on July 12.  She took the ticket home where she scratched off the $10,000 prize. 
"I’m so happy," said Swami.

Swami said she doesn’t play the Lottery a lot, but prayed for a win to help settle a debt her family recently incurred.  The win will pay the debt, and then she plans to make good on a promise to her daughter for a new laptop computer. 

"She told me she wants (a computer)," explained Swami.  "So I told her if I win something, then I buy for you." 
"My computer is as slow as a turtle," her daughter added.  

"Casino Showdown" is a $5 game with a top prize of $100,000.  The ticket officially went on sale June 14 and features four different casino-style games.





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