Lothian Roofer Getting Accustomed to Lottery Luck

Deluxe Crossword scratch-off delivers $50,000 prize

An Anne Arundel County man has made his living up in the air, working as a roofer for nearly a decade, but has recently discovered that good things also happen when he keeps his feet on the ground. That’s because the 26-year-old roofer just won $50,000, courtesy of a $5 Deluxe Crossword scratch-off ticket.

The Lothian resident was through the roof with his latest chapter in a string of good fortune. He said the big scratch-off win extended an improbable streak that began with a pair of Racetrax prizes at the start of the year, followed by a third sizable win from a scratch-off just a month later. This week’s $50,000 win occurred when the lucky man decided to unwind with a Deluxe Crossword scratch-off. He uncovered six words on his game, winning the ticket’s top-prize.

The Lottery enthusiast quickly scanned the ticket using the Lottery’s My Lottery Rewards App to discover just how much he had won. When the $50,000 amount appeared on the screen of his smartphone, the normally sturdy workman began to shake. When he composed himself, he hurriedly called his wife to share the news.

The winner said he is impressed with his increasing luck, and added that this latest prize would  handy for a series of expenses. He and his wife are expecting their third child this summer, and are hoping to visit both sides of the family in Mexico sometime this year.

Deluxe Crossword is one of the Lottery’s popular extended-play scratch-offs. The $5 game launched in March and still has four unclaimed $50,000 top prizes, along with 13 $10,000 prizes, and thousands of other prizes ranging from $5 to $1,000. The retailer is a winner as well. The Dash In convenience store located at 8228 Woodward Road in Clinton will collect a $500 bonus for selling the lucky ticket.