A trainer and her husband can afford a down fee on a home after he purchased a lottery ticket to cheer her up.
Robyn Mejia, a mom of two who’s been educating for 18 years, was having a “rough week” when her husband introduced dwelling the “Ca$h to Go!” scratch-off ticket on March 12, the Maryland Lottery mentioned in an April 11 information launch.
The couple had a tough time believing it when Mejia scratched the $5 ticket and noticed she gained a $50,000 high prize.
“My husband took the ticket to the store to scan it, just to be sure it was real,” Mejia, who lives in Frederick, informed lottery officers. “We also asked my brother-in-law to come over and scan it on the Maryland Lottery app.”
Mejia mentioned she saved the ticket in a secure till she might go to Baltimore to assert her prize throughout spring break.
The couple, who performs the lottery “maybe once a year,” plans to place the cash towards a brand new home, Mejia mentioned.
“We have been saving money for a down payment on a house, thinking we would be ready by the end of the year,” Mejia mentioned, in line with lottery officers. “But now, we don’t have to wait!”
Mejia’s husband purchased the ticket at a 7-Eleven in Thurmont, the lottery mentioned. The retailer will get a $500 bonus.