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Maryland woman wins third $50,000 lottery prize in three years

A Maryland woman won a lottery for the third time in about three years.

The 61-year-old player from Montgomery County recently bought two $5 Lucky scratch-off tickets at Talbert’s Ice & Beverage Service in Bethesda.

The first ticket didn’t hit, but the second landed her the game’s top prize of $50,000.




That alone would be amazing, but it’s actually the third time she’s won a $50,000 lottery prize at that store, according to Maryland Lottery officials.

In August of 2018, she won $50,000 Bonus Cash. The following October, she did it again playing Cash Craze Doubler.

The retired housekeeper said she was shocked to win for a third time.



“I just didn’t believe it, again!” she told lottery officials.

“People play every day and not win.”

“It’s amazing that I won three times.”

She plans to use the money for some much-needed home improvements, she told lottery officials.