Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Coast Guard Officer Wins 250K

Photo/ WAVY-TV
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - Although it took him a few weeks to return from sea, Jason Egnotovich was able to claim his $250,000 prize from the Virginia Lottery recently.

Egnotovich, a petty officer first class in the U.S. Coast Guard matched five numbers in the Oct. 26 Mega Millions lottery. He bought the ticket at a Portsmouth convenience story.

"I'm still in shock," Egnotovich said.

Egnotovich's ticket was one of four nationwide to match the first five numbers.


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