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Lotto ticket scratch off

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According to WSOC-TV, A Gastonia resident entered a convenience store intending to purchase a beverage but departed with ample funds to acquire a home for him and his family.

Joshua Ramsey recounted feeling a strong intuition to procure a $5 scratch-off ticket at Mike’s Food Store on South York Road.

“Something was just telling me to get that ticket,” expressed Ramsey. “I’m certainly glad I did.”

In February, the scratch-off game launched, and Ramsey snagged the inaugural top prize. “I started shaking all over,” he recounted. “It’s one of those experiences you’ll never forget.”

Ramsey pocketed more than $178,000 of the $250,000 win.

What’s more, Ramsey would like to purchase a car with his earnings.

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