November 1, 2010
Big Instant Ticket Winners
November is off to a lucky start. Georgios Tofia of Newport came into the Lottery Headquarters this morning to claim $35,000 on the Instant Game, Season’s Greetings. He has three kids and lots of bills to put the money towards.
The winning ticket was sold at 7-Eleven, 137 Connell Highway in Newport.
Shortly after, Michael Drummond of Dothan, Alabama, claimed $20,000 on the Instant Game, Black Diamonds. He’s here in Rhode Island working in construction. The most he’s ever won back home was $500. His family is thrilled and looking forward to his return just in time for the holidays.
The winning ticket was sold at Sam’s Food Mart, 356 Main Rd. in Middletown.
To top off the morning, a North Providence man claimed $12,000 on the Instant Game, Hot Cash. He plans on putting his winnings to help with his tuition towards Nursing School.
This winning ticket was sold at Apple Valley Citgo Food Mart, 514 Greenville Ave. in Johnston.