N.C. Woman Thought The Lottery Was A Waste Of Money; Then She Won Glenda Blackwell bought a Carolina Millions scratch-off ticket for $10 to prove to her husband that they didn't payoff. The lesson failed — her ticket hit for $1 million.

N.C. Woman Thought The Lottery Was A Waste Of Money; Then She Won

N.C. Woman Thought The Lottery Was A Waste Of Money; Then She Won

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Glenda Blackwell bought a Carolina Millions scratch-off ticket for $10 to prove to her husband that they didn't payoff. The lesson failed — her ticket hit for $1 million.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Glenda Blackwell of North Carolina planned to teach her husband a lesson - playing the lottery is a waste of their money. So instead of buying two Powerball tickets that her husband had requested, she bought a Carolina million scratcher for $10 to show him they didn't pay off. But in a major case of eating one's words, the scratcher hit for a million dollars, making her words, as she put it to WLOS, well worth eating. It's MORNING EDITION.

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