Her tears started to flow when a grateful Leonardtown player entered the Maryland Lottery Winner’s Circle on Thursday when she heard the welcoming applause and cheers of Lottery employees. The 53-year-old was still floating on clouds after scratching off a $50,000 win on the DEAL OR NO DEAL™ game the day before. The St. Mary’s County resident had just left work at a local winery when Lottery luck crossed her path. She decided to stop at Southern Liquor in Solomons to play a few scratch-off games. “Cat Crazy,” as she called herself for Lottery publicity because she loves her furry pets, is a fan of higher-priced scratch-offs. She chose three of the $5 DEAL OR NO DEAL instant tickets in part because she had won with the game in the past. This day was no different. “Cat Crazy” actually won prizes on all three scratch-offs! “The very first one I scratched was the $50,000 winner,” said the lucky player. “I literally could not breathe.” “Cat Crazy” didn’t even play the actual game. Instead, she scanned the scratch-off prize check area. The message on the ticket checker told her she won $50,000 and to come to Lottery headquarters. “I looked at […]
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