10 September 2018
A 51-year old lottery player from Maryland in the U.S had always bought her $1 or $2 dollar lottery tickets when grocery shopping, but she decided to shake things up with a more expensive ticket after listening to the advice of a stranger.
The helpful stranger told her that a $5 dollar ticket could net her a bigger prize, so she decided to take a chance and pay for a more expensive ticket.
"I always scratch my tickets at home, always, but this time, I did it right there,” she told local news. When she saw that she had won $100,000 the entire shop erupted with excitement, the stranger being the most excited.
She intends on using her winnings on some much needed renovations for her home.