A decision to kill time playing a Scratcher game paid off handsomely for Sapello resident Joe Montoya.
Last Tuesday, Montoya purchased two “Super Crossword” Scratcher games to keep him company in an auto mechanic’s waiting room. After revealing 10 words such as “claw,” “epic” and “announce,” the 58-year-old rancher left his appointment with a prize-winning ticket worth $50,000.
“At first, I thought that it couldn’t be true,” he said.
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