(Closed) Have you ever won big on a scratcher (lottery) ticket?

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Post # 3
795 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

My coworkers mom won $1,000,000 on a scratch off, only big one i know of personally.  Here’s to hoping!!

Post # 4
640 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

Does winning an extra ticket count? LOL. I like to think of myself as being rather lucky, just not when it comes to those darn things.

Post # 5
186 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

My fiance won $50 once..that’s the most I’ve seen.

I was watching an episode of True Life the other day and a boy won $1,000 per week for life from a New York scratch off.

Post # 6
7 posts
  • Wedding: August 2015

my sisters friend won i believe 1 mill…Id LOVE LOVE LOVE to win the cash for life…1000 a week…omg ..one can only dream

Post # 7
9675 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

No, I wish!

I’ve won more on slot machines but the most I’ve won in one sitting was maybe $400 or $500 ish, quite a few times actually!  Darling Husband is probably about the same as me on slot machines, but maybe up to $1000 within an hour period.  But he has won much more at table games in a single session but those take some talent/knowledge in addition to luck.

I’m really the only one of us with a love of scratchers, even though I don’t get very many.

One of my friends received some car sales promotion (like come in and turn the key or match the key or something) and it turns out they had won like $100,000.  They were just past the expiration date though.  I think that one hurt.

Post # 8
2078 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@boogiewoogies:  Not me, but my co-workers Father-In-Law won the “Set for Life” scratch we have here.  It’s a grand prize of $1000/week for 25 years or a payout of $600,000.  Also here in Canada there’s no taxes on winnings so it was a pretty sweet windfall. 

Post # 9
8882 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

I wish!  I once won $50 and danced around like I had won a fortune. I was 18 and $50 was very welcomed haha

Post # 10
170 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Most I have won on a scratch ticket was 25 dollars….but I won 200 bucks today on a slot machine! I was pretty pumped haha

Post # 11
1130 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

@boogiewoogies:  I have not. My dad won $50,000 on a Bingo or something a few months ago, though. The best part is that it’s not taxable income, so he gets to keep all of it! I wish his luck would rub off on me.

Post # 12
10453 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

Nothing. Not even an extra ticket! 

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