facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search

Two winning tickets, one trip: Couple wins lottery twice on the same day

Posted By GABRIELLE LEVY, UPI.com   |   Feb. 5, 2013 at 10:58 AM   |   Comments

Feb. 5 (UPI) -- For one Arkansas couple, lighting not only struck twice in the same place, it happened on the same day.

Terri and Stephen Weaver of Stuttgart, Ark., purchased separate lotto tickets from a convenience store, scratching off winnings for $50,000 and $1 million, respectively, The Magnolia Reporter said.

The total cost of the two tickets? $30.

The Weavers were headed out for a fishing trip in Pangburn, a town about 60 miles northeast of Little Rock, when the stopped into a T-Ricks convenience store to buy the first ticket. The stopped for the second ticket on the way home.

The lottery commission said the Weavers, who claimed their winnings Monday, planned to pay off bills and and make some investments with their new windfall.

Follow @gabbilevy and @UPI on Twitter.
Contact the Author
© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Nicki Minaj settles feud with Hot 97 DJ Peter Rosenberg
2
Frances Bean Cobain slams Kendall Jenner on Twitter
3
January Jones appears topless in 'Sweetwater' photos
4
Man stabbed after refusing to change positions during threesome
5
Gisele Bundchen, Tom Brady drop $14M on Manhattan home
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback