Lucky liquor store sells another lottery winner

Mountain View's Liquor & Tobacco sold million-dollar ticket in January, possibly to same woman

For the second time in three months, the same liquor store in Mountain View this week sold a lottery ticket worth more than a quarter million dollars.

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Posted by emily
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 26, 2012 at 12:43 am

I bought this ticket too...2 winning tickets, same store, same me to get the story

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Posted by Litsa
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 26, 2012 at 8:34 am

I guess I'll have to jet down there later and get some tickets for Tuesday night.

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Posted by Player
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Mar 26, 2012 at 8:12 pm

Ms. Leach:

You gave the winning ticket away and now you want it back claiming you didn't mean to give it away?

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Posted by tommygee54
a resident of Rex Manor
on Mar 27, 2012 at 2:19 pm

Mtn. View rarely has any winning major lottery tickets. But twice in three months, the same store sells two winning tickets; one is from a scratcher, the other a 5 of 5 winner worth almost $260,000. Now lets see if anyone locally can win any large amount in this current $363 million Mega Millions jackpot. The previous two drawings have chosen numbers from the lower numbered range. Odd that no jackpot winners from those drawings. But I did hit the 17-19-20 for JUST SIX DOLLARS!!!!!!!!!!

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Posted by how?
a resident of Gemello
on Mar 27, 2012 at 2:41 pm

How do you accidentally hand a ticket to someone? If my intent is to keep the ticket, I keep the ticket. If you hand it to someone and walk away, that's called a gift.

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Posted by LJ
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 28, 2012 at 2:42 pm

No, No, No, No, The ticket belongs to the woman that gave the Crying Broke Ass 100.00 so he could get some gas and have a little bit of
extra money.Who in the hell buys or gives a complete stranger a lottery ticket and what kind of low life cries to a stranger for gas money the guy should be ashamed of himself.

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Posted by Tokie
a resident of another community
on Mar 28, 2012 at 2:46 pm

All I have to say is Too Bad! She gave it away & that's her fault. If you hadn't gone on television & the radio when you won $1 million dollars then you wouldn't have this problem of people asking for handouts. It's you fault, you don't deserve the $260K. You GAVE IT AWAY just accept it!

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Posted by Nedra Thaeler
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Mar 28, 2012 at 9:46 pm

Sometimes good deeds backfire! He should share with her. I feel bad for her when she won the million was it on a scratcher?

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