2000 Press Releases
CLAYMONT WOMAN CLAIMS $925,000 FOR MAY 23, 2000, ALL CASH LOTTO DRAWING
DOVER, Del. A 41 year old woman from Claymont claimed the
May 23, 2000, All Cash Lotto jackpot prize of $925,000 this morning at the
Delaware Lottery Office in Dover.
She was awarded $666,000, which represents her $925,000
prize minus $259,000 for federal tax.
The woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased her
All Cash Lotto ticket the day of the drawing at Sunoco Mini Mart in Claymont.
The woman selected her winning numbers based on the birthdates of her two
children and her niece.
The woman said she found out she had won while she and her
fianc' were watching the winning numbers drawing on TV.
She said, "I was completely in shock and I started jumping up and down.
It was just such an amazing feeling."
When asked how she would spend the prize money, the woman
replied, "Buy a new house with a very big yard." The woman told the Lottery office that she is a regular
Lottery player. When asked if she
continues to play Lottery games, she said, "Oh yes!
Tickets for All Cash Lotto cost $1 and are available at all
Delaware Lottery On-Line Retailers. The
All Cash Lotto jackpot for Thursday, May 25, 2000, is worth $150,000.