Woman Wins After Buying Tickets From Her Own Store

July 21st, 2014   ·   Add Your Comment Now...

Shahela Hossain of Poughkeepsie plays the lottery a couple of times a week.  The Bangladeshi woman does that despite admittedly never thinking that she would ever win big.  But perhaps she had been hoping and praying for a big win, because win she did.

It was a $5 “Million Dollar Winner” scratch-off ticket she bought at Modena Citgo on Route 32 in Modena, Ulster County, that she owns with her husband, Mohammed Hossain, which gave her an instant win of $1 million.  The lottery win would net her $516,204 after the required deductions.

She plans to use the winnings for her family, perhaps even extending to cover the college tuition later for her two young children.

Read more in http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/story/news/2014/07/17/poughkeepsie-lottery-winner/12780427/

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