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BOISE, Idaho – Candice Hare, from Clarkston, Washington, is a regular Idaho Lottery player. She plays the extra money she has available and on Thursday last week, she won the first top prize of $200,000 playing the Scratch Game, Power 50X.
“It was a really big surprise. I was playing the ticket and saw I had the lightning bolt symbol for a winning ticket,” explained Hare on her playing and winning experience. “So, I started scratching the prize and thought, how many zeroes are there? They just kept coming. It was $200,000!”
The winning ticket was purchased from the Nomnom convenient store on Southway in Lewiston. For selling the winning ticket, Nomnom receives a bonus from the Idaho Lottery of $20,000.
Hare said she plans to purchase a new vehicle and then invest the remaining of her winnings.
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