March 18, 2003
SALEM RETIREE WINS $3,250
A Salem man who played his mother- and father-in-laws’ wedding anniversary on St. Patrick’s Day wound up winning a $3,250 "pot of gold." Jack Roberts, 71, said his wife, Betty, asked him to buy the Pick 4 ticket with the numbers 3, 0, 3 and 2 - numbers from her parents’ anniversary - when he stopped in Break Time, 1002 Highway 32 East in Salem. To their surprise, those numbers were drawn.
Roberts said he and Betty plan to use the money to buy new windows for their home. They will put any money that is left in the bank.
Pick 4 is a daily Numbers game that offers players a chance to win up to $6,000 by picking four numbers between 0 and 9. Players can also allow the computer to generate four numbers randomly for them.