Natchez woman turns $5 into $5,000 with lottery ticket

Published 11:32 am Friday, April 19, 2024

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NATCHEZ – Talk about a lucky day.

A Natchez woman recently won $5,000 on a $5 scratch-off Mississippi Lottery ticket.

The woman won the prize with a Lincoln scratch-off ticket purchased at Sprint Mart #62 in Natchez.

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According to the Mississippi Lottery website, top prize for the scratch off game is $100,000 and there were only five tickets worth $5,000. All have been claimed now.

A ticket worth $100,000 and three tickets worth $2,500 are still in play, according to the website.