First Millionaire Of 2011 For Broome County

March 3rd, 2011   ·   Add Your Comment Now...

In Vestal a supermarket owner just became Broome County’s first millionaire of 2011.

He bought his scratch off instant ticket for the ‘$500,000,000 Extravaganza’ at Wegmans in Johnson City. He will be presented with his big check for $2 Million at the store on Thursday at 11am.

This area is not short of big winners either.

Floyd ‘Vic’ Hooker from Owego won $45 million on the lottery in 1999 – which at the time was the largest prize in state history. Margo Turner, Newark Valley hit $1 million on a scratch-off game in 2008. In Norwich, Diane Scheer won $1,000 per week for life the same year. Whilst Diane Vaughn from Endicott won $5,000 a week for life in 2007.

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