Bourbon County man wins $100K on scratch-off lottery ticket


Bobby Lowery of Paris, Ky. poses for a photograph with the examine he gained off a Kentucky Lottery scratch-off ticket on April 8.

When Bobby Lowery of Paris, Ky. stopped at a Circle Ok in Paris to place gasoline in his automobile Friday morning, he already had $50 in successful lottery tickets in his pocket.

When he drove away, his winnings had multiplied by 2,000.

Lowery used his $50 of winnings to purchase 5 of the $10 multiplier craze scratch-off tickets. The third ticket proved to be the fortunate one, as a mixture of prizes and multipliers of 5, 10 and 50 on the ticket earned Lowery $100,000.

“I’m ecstatic. Nonetheless form of in shock,” Lowery stated whereas ready for his examine, in response to Kentucky Lottery officers.

“I had seen the place all of the numbers have been matching. I scratched off the primary win spot after I noticed $200. It wasn’t till I scratched off all of the prizes that I spotted there have been additionally multiplier symbols with each prize,” Lowery informed lottery officers.

Lowery was skeptical in regards to the scenario at first, lottery officers stated. He requested the shop clerk to scan the ticket, and the clerk confirmed its worth and stated it was price greater than they may pay.

Lowery drove to the lottery headquarters in Louisville afterwards. He walked away with $71,000 after taxes.

Lowery informed lottery officers he’s in want of a brand new automobile in order that’s the very first thing he plans to purchase with the winnings.

Circle Ok will obtain $1,000 for promoting the successful ticket.

Chris Leach is a breaking information reporter for the Lexington Herald-Chief. He joined the newspaper in September 2021 after beforehand working with the Anderson Information and the Cats Pause. Chris graduated from UK in December 2018.
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