There are a ton of New York State Lottery scratch-off tickets that you can choose from. You can buy them for $1 all the way up to spending $30 on an individual ticket. A lucky man in Saratoga County picked the right scratch-off ticket and now he is five million dollars richer!
There is that old saying, 'when you're hot, you're hot.' Sometimes it just goes that way. Well, a small smoke shop in New York is red hot! They have sold 4 winning lottery tickets for more than $50,000 since Christmas and the biggest was a monster prize!
When it comes to games of chance, percentages and odds always play out. That is why most casinos don't go out of business. And the ones that do, have something wrong with their numbers. Take that as you may. So when one upstate New York lottery dealer sells 3 multi-state Powerball winning tickets in less than two months, something is going right. The numbers appear to be playing out well at a New York Lottery dealer in the town of Fishkill, New York.
Schenectady resident and New York Lottery spokesperson Yolanda Vega is retiring after 32 years. She is well known throughout New York state for the theatrical way she said her name before each lottery drawing. "I'm Yoooolaanda Vega!" She said that her signature way to say her name came about after she had a lot of espresso before one of the drawings when she was just six months in. After that night, she continued to do it for the next 32 years. Yolanda started with the New York Lottery back in 1990. Take a look at her through the years.
Check your tickets if you play the Take-5 game from the New York State Lottery. There was a huge payout that someone can claim if you bought the ticket at a certain Cumberland Farms convenience store in Rensselaer County.