Virginia gentleman gifts wife $10M lottery ticket for Valentine’s Day

Overlook bouquets and sweets: A Virginia guy spared no cost for Valentine’s Day — by giving his spouse his $10 million lottery ticket.

Remain-at-household mom Maria Chicas’ spouse bought the Intense Hundreds of thousands Scratcher ticket at the In & Out Mart on Mathis Avenue in Manassas a several days before the romantic holiday, the point out lottery reported.

The odds of successful the major prize have been 1 in 2,937,600.
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In & Out Mart, located at 9103 Mathis Avenue in Manassas
Maria Chicas’ husband bought the ticket at the In & Out Mart on Mathis Avenue in Manassas.
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Following acknowledging he experienced a winner, the pleased hubby termed Maria to share the good information.

“Aw, you’re lying!” she informed him.

“I assumed he was joking!” the resident of Haymarket in Prince William County explained to Lottery officials.

lowers, chocolates, $10 million. Not all Valentine's gifts are created equal.
The retail store gets a $50,000 reward from the Virginia Lottery for marketing the profitable ticket.
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But he was not kidding — and turned the ticket into the best Valentine’s Working day present for his shocked greater half, who had the option of getting the full total more than 30 yrs or a “one-time income option” of $6,570,302 just before taxes.

She chose the latter.

The keep, meanwhile, gets a $50,000 bonus from the Virginia Lottery for offering the winning ticket, the fourth and final leading prize in the Serious Thousands and thousands Scratcher Recreation.

lowers, chocolates, $10 million. Not all Valentine's gifts are created equal.
Maria Chicas assumed her husband was joking when he called to tell her the great information.
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“It is the Virginia Lottery’s coverage to end scratcher game titles just after the final leading prize is claimed,” the Lottery mentioned.

The odds of successful the top rated prize were being 1 in 2,937,600.