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1/23/07-Cherokee County

East Texan Gets The Golden Ticket, Wins Millions

The Texas Lottery Commission told KLTV 7 News that an East Texan from Cherokee county has won the top prize from a scratch- off ticket.   The lottery commission has not revealed the multi-million dollar winner's identity, but will tomorrow.

The lottery commission said the person is from the Lake Palestine area and the ticket was sold in Cherokee county.

The golden ticket is worth: $2.4 million. The scratch off, the winner played is called the "Monthly Bonus Scratch-Off."

The cost of the ticket: a mere $5.00. The lucky winner will get $10,000 each month for twenty years. Three out of the 15 million tickets sold in the game have the top prize.

Kathy Vitale, 5pm News Producer, kvitale@kltv.com


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