Widow nails appointment for $50,000Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
A woman very comely and quiet came in to Lottery Headquarters to claim her top prize of $50,000 from the scratch-off Gimme 5. The cool as a cucumber first time winner said she “just wants to pay off some bills with her winnings.”
The 78 year old woman from Baltimore went to her regular nail appointment on Friday and after her nails where done she stopped and pick up several scratch-offs. Once this frequent player realized she hit the $50,000, she quietly just put the winning ticket in her purse and went home and told her daughter and son-in-law, but also told them not to tell anyone.
The Widow winner of eight kids, nine grand kids and four great grand kids, she just simply celebrated peacefully with just a few drinks at home that night, not telling any neighbors of her winnings.
The big winner says she will still continue to play the scratch-off. The winning ticket was purchased at JD Tobacco T-1 located at 4574 Edmondson Ave. Baltimore.