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‘Patriotic’ scratch-off ticket nets Richmond woman $150,000

Posted at 7:20 AM, Jul 07, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-07 08:26:47-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va --A Richmond woman said it was her love of country that made her $150,000 richer. Marcelle Cox bought a Red, White and Blue scratch-off ticket at a 7-Eleven on Harrowgate Road on July 4th, because of its patriotic name. When she scratched the ticket, she found out it was a winner.

Cox said she planned on using the money to help her family and friends.