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Sep 30, 2010

Sanitation worker wins Lotto!

The Tropical Gaming ads for the lotto promise to make your dreams come true. Well, that proved to be more than just lip service for a Belize City sanitation worker today. Carlos Armando Rodriguez Lopez is a forty-seven year old father of two who works hard to take care of his family. He had a stroke of luck on Wednesday night and won the ninety thousand dollars lotto jackpot, taking home seventy-six thousand five hundred after taxes. Rodriguez doesn’t speak much English he shared his story with News Five with the help of a translator.

Delahnie Bain

“How did you feel when you found out that you won?”

Carlos Armando Rodriguez Lopez, $90,000 Lotto Winner (Via Translator)

“Happy, so happy.”

Delahnie Bain

“And how did you find out that you won?”

Carlos Armando Rodriguez Lopez

carlos armando rodriguez lopez

“Due to the television last night.”

Delahnie Bain

“How did you select the winning numbers?”

Carlos Armando Rodriguez Lopez

“My family, the ages and so on.”

Delahnie Bain

“Have you decided what you’re going to do with the money?”

Carlos Armando Rodriguez Lopez

“I will buy myself a house.”

Delahnie Bain

“How long have you been playing lotto?”

Carlos Armando Rodriguez Lopez

“Three years.”

Delahnie Bain

“Did you ever expect that you were gonna have the lucky numbers?”

Carlos Armando Rodriguez Lopez

“Yes, I did.”

Delahnie Bain

“And you’re going to keep playing?”

Carlos Armando Rodriguez Lopez


Rodriguez won with the numbers 01, 03, 07, 11 and 16.

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4 Responses for “Sanitation worker wins Lotto!”

  1. Earl Grey says:

    YOU COULD SAY…………………….. HE CLEANED UP!!!!!

    Hope he makes wise choices………

  2. Also Concerned says:

    Good for you!! Congrats!

  3. Proud says:

    Wow, really nice, Armando. Congrats. Mek sure you use some of the money to help someone in need. That will bring more blessings to your family

  4. nena says:

    what but i think that you have to be a belizean to paly lotto. i dont think belizeans can go play lottery in Mexico or the states?? Or am i wrong.

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