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Weekend Trip Wins Idaho Falls Man $100,000

BOISE, Idaho ÔÇô You never know where you will find luck. Over the long holiday weekend, Javier Gordo of Idaho Falls found his luck in St. Anthony when he went to visit a friend who lives there. While visiting, Gordo stopped in the Maverik Store in St. Anthony and bought an Idaho Lottery Redline Cashword Scratch ticket that turned out to be a $100,000 winner.

"I was scratching it and thought I had a big winner, but I didn't believe it. I had the clerk check it and was told I had to bring it to Boise," described Gordo. "I still don't believe it. I thought it wasn't going to be real, that I'd get to Boise and they'd say, it wasn't real. But it's real!"

Gordo said he plans to save his winnings after taking care of a few bills for his family. This is the first top prize winning ticket on Redline Cashword. One top prize in the game remains.

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