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A player hailing from North Carolina tried his luck with Virginia Lottery and bagged a big lottery win by buying 20 identical tickets, all totaling up to $100,000. James Swimpson of Elizabeth City, halted at Love’s Travel Stop in Skippers Virginia, a two-hour drive from his home, and decided to play Pick 4, one of the most popular games of the Virginia Lottery. Maybe it was his instinct or a bunch of favorite numbers, Swimpson decided to purchase 20 identical lottery tickets.
Surely there was a lucky hand on his numbers - 1,4,4,1, that were drawn on November 2, making him grab the top prize of $5000. And by matching all the four numbers in Exact Order, with 20 same tickets, brought him a total of $100,000 lottery winnings. According to a press release, Swimpson had stated that he had used these same numbers several years ago and won a small lottery prize, so he thought of trying out these numbers again and wished for luck reigning his numbers.
As of now, the lottery winner has no plans on how he will spend his lottery winnings, but he said that he may use his winnings to waive off his outstanding bills.
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