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Jun 6, 2011

Lotto Winner gets $55,250

But tonight twenty two year old Tanisha Beaton, a second class clerk at the Treasury Department is the luck winner of the Lotto jackpot. When Beaton collected her winnings of fifty-five thousand two hundred and fifty dollars, she said that luck was on her side when she changed a free ticket for a quick pick. We spoke to a very excited and surprised Beaton, who says the money comes in handy for educational expenses.

Andrea Polanco

“How did you buy these winning numbers?”

Tanisha Beaton, Lotto Winner

“It was a quick pick.”

Andrea Polanco

“When did you buy the ticket?”

Tanisha Beaton

Tanisha Beaton

“Saturday.”

Andrea Polanco

“So when you found out what was the feeling like?”

Tanisha Beaton

“I didn’t believe. I was in my room when my mom knocked on the door and said ‘you won the lotto’ and my response was ‘yeah right’ And she called me out to check the numbers and it matched andI still didn’t believe. When I came here this morning and the lady gave me the numbers it was then it started sinking in that I actually won the lotto.”

Andrea Polanco

“Now that the feeling sink een and suh what is it like?”

Tanisha Beaton

“It is wonderful I can’t believe that at some point that yeah I actually win the lotto but then I’m like ‘yes you did you won the lotto.”

Andrea Polanco

“So any plans what you’re going to do with your winnings?”

Tanisha Beaton

“Yes umm I have a school loan so am definitely gonna pay that off its gonna take a weight off my shoulder. I have two younger brothers who want to go university too so am gonna help them. I’m gonna build my house and am gonna help my mom.”

The winning numbers are 02-03-11-14-28. The next lotto jack pot stands at fifty thousand dollars.

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7 Responses for “Lotto Winner gets $55,250”

  1. Leo Flowers says:

    Shux mien, i me the check lotto and nobody win fa june?????

  2. alton says:

    a tell yo….. i buy 4 tickets every week and nothing…… i feel they the chance poor people and noh wa mek we win.

  3. carla lopez says:

    that is so true!!! what up with lotto mien you guys dropped out!! the last lotto winner was from June and after that nobody has won anything!! i quit buying from June because i never win!!! you guys lost alot of customers and will continue to loose more if this doesn’t change!!

  4. Leo Flowers says:

    mien i give up on lotto caz i feel like its a scam, and they take long for u to win A little bit of money!!!

  5. Carla says:

    ………that is so true!!! what up with lotto mien you guys dropped out!! the last lotto winner was from June and after that nobody has won anything!! i quit buying from June because i never win!!! you guys lost alot of customers and will continue to loose more if this doesn’t change!!

  6. ree says:

    regrets: loe n alton

  7. Pablo E says:

    This not right… I have been playing this thing from ever since and no win nothing! From june no winner? reaLLY? that discouraging…. People take they lee money out of they’re pocket to try and win some cash… u guys collecting anfd collecting and nobody win since June!? what!? Thats serious… Lotto people better get their act together cause i STOP BUY!!!!! and soon everyone else will if they no start give out some money!!!

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