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Fishing Trip Delivers Sizeable Catch

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011
Darryl Hollowell - Instant Riches

Darryl Hollowell reels in big Lottery win.

New Carrollton Man Wins $50,000 Playing Instant Riches Scratch-off

It was pretty early Sunday morning when Darryl Hollowell stopped by his favorite Lottery store…on his way to his favorite fishing spot. He wanted to check his Powerball tickets and buy a scratch-off, maybe get a little spending money for lunch. Darryl better have a very large appetite, because he won $50,000 on the Instant Riches scratch-off.

“I’d had luck with Instant Riches before,” he told Lottery officials when asked why he chose that specific scratch game from the Instant Ticket Vending machine.  “I scratched it right there and could not believe my eyes, I just said ‘Wow.’”  Alone in the store at 7 a.m. on a Sunday morning, he had no one to share in his celebration. “I ended up calling my friend, waking him up with my news.”

Darryl went on with his plans yesterday morning and added a few four-pound catfish to the day’s catch.  “It was my best day fishing in a long time.”  Recently employed after being out of work for nearly two years, Darryl intends to rebuild his savings with the big win.  “It’s been pretty rough this year.  This comes at the perfect time for me.”  The winning ticket was purchased at Forbes BP Gas Station, located at 9701 Annapolis Rd. in Lanham.

  • Shirrea1

    Congrates big Brother don’t spend it all in one place. Little Sis Pamela Roper

  • Shirrea1

    Congrates big Brother don’t spend it all in one place. Little Sis Pamela Roper

  • Clevellropersr

    Hi that my big brother

  • Clevellropersr

    Hi that my big brother

  • John Paquin

    This son of a bitch spends 500 dollars in scratch offs and is rude to all the young folk that wait on him. Have to wait in line 30 mins behind him and freaks out when people buy the same scratch as him. Shame on you MD Lottery!

  • hazel mckelvin

    way to go darryl, with ya fine self, hum fine, sexy and a lil richer, go head brotha man, brotha man, i aint no gold digger, i am just giving the brotha his props, i gotta a good man, and we are doing good, i mean we are blessed, for our lives, one day yall be reading my/his/our story, i know one day that golden egg is gonna lay some big money our way, until than we keep playing, that ship is right around the corner, ha ha ha stay black darrly.

  • hazel mckelvin

    way to go darryl, with ya fine self, hum fine, sexy and a lil richer, go head brotha man, brotha man, i aint no gold digger, i am just giving the brotha his props, i gotta a good man, and we are doing good, i mean we are blessed, for our lives, one day yall be reading my/his/our story, i know one day that golden egg is gonna lay some big money our way, until than we keep playing, that ship is right around the corner, ha ha ha stay black darrly.

  • Anonymous

    It would’ve been my best day fishing too, lol!! Congratulations =)

  • Anonymous

    CONGRATS TO YOU !

  • Fiveseven1

    Congratulations Darryl. 



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