It is a common thing that whenever we end up doing or getting something uncommon/unusual and tell our loved ones about it, they find it difficult to admit it. Most of the time, people do not believe in what they hear if it is almost close to impossible.
This is exactly what happened with Ricky Jones who is a lucky million-dollar prize winner that the Virginia Lottery has crowned with. The Virginia Lottery team has confirmed that Ricky Jones is a resident from South Hill who has recently won a $1,000,000 prize playing the Virginia Lottery.
According to the lottery officials, Ricky Jones had decided to go for the “20X the Money” game. It is yet another major scratch-off game powered by the Virginia Lottery. The lottery officials have revealed that the lucky player won a $1,000,000 prize playing the “20X the Money” game.
As per the lottery officials, Ricky Jones is a regular customer at the Quik Stop Shop. This is the store where Jones purchased his lucky ticket from and ended up changing his fate forever. The player informed the officials that he was overwhelmed with joy and happiness when he came to know he had won a million dollars.
The particular store he purchased the ticket from is located at 26800 Highway 47, South Hill. The player informed the officials that the moment he scratched the ticket and saw his prize, he started shaking.
The groceries he was holding dropped from his hand and he was almost going to cry. He felt like talking to someone really close to him so he could share the news. The player informed the officials that the first person that came to his mind was his beloved wife.
He called her right away and was extremely surprised when he told her about the win. According to Jones, instead of his wife believing in the news, she started asking him whether he was speaking the truth or lying.
Jones stated that his wife ended up making him angry and he had to go home and show her the ticket. However, all his anger went away the moment he saw tears in her eyes. The player informed the officials that their life has been filled with sacrifices and tragedies.
He stated that his wife gave up so much for his happiness and even left her hometown where she had lived for such a long time. The player stated that it was time for him to do for her what he had always wished for.
The officials have revealed that the store has also received $10,000 as a token of appreciation for their efforts and for selling the lucky ticket.