Kentucky woman wins $1 million on scratch-off ticket

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Posted at 10:34 AM, Nov 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-23 12:55:51-05

DRY RIDGE, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Kentucky woman is the first to win $1 million from the new Ky Lottery $50 scratch-off ticket.

According to lottery officials, the woman, who is from Dry Ridge, wishes to stay anonymous.

She purchased the 500X ticket out of a vending machine at Fastlane in Crittendon.

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The Grant County woman walked away after taxes with a check for $710,000 from the lottery headquarters and plans to pay off her car and purchase land with her winnings.

Officials say that the Crittenden Fastlane will receive a $10,000 bonus for selling the ticket.