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Big winners come forward to claim big checks from Virginia Lottery

Posted at 3:56 PM, Sep 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-01 16:05:35-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Two lottery players took home big prizes from the Virginia Lottery.

Marcus Gil bought the grand prize $250,000 Double Dollar Crossword ticket from a 7-Eleven store located at West Broad Street and Parham Road in Henrico's West End.

“It was surreal,” he said, “I couldn’t believe it!”

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Across the river in Chesterfield, Bobby Gray won $100,000 playing the Virginia Lottery's Cash 5 game.

Gray matched all 5 numbers during the August 18 drawing, earning him the top prize.

Gray, who bought the ticket at the 7-Eleven on Chamberlayne Avenue and Azalea Avenue, said he planned to pay bills with his winnings.

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On the farm with Libby Lewis