Owings Mills Woman Wins $25,000 From Maryland Lottery


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OWINGS MILLS, MD — An Owings Mills resident plans to buy a home after winning $25,000 playing the lottery, officials reported this week.

The 58-year-old woman scored on a Pick 5 game, which she said she began playing with a new strategy after having dreams about how to bet, she told the Maryland Lottery. She changed from a boxed to straight bet, still using a combination of numbers involving her birthday.

She purchased the ticket at Lakeside Wine & Spirits in the 9200 block of Lakeside Boulevard.

Although very happy about her win, the winner has kept her success close to the vest, only telling her fiancé and daughter.

Plus, she may have more winning to do.

"I’ll try to win again!" she told lottery officials on June 30 when she claiming her prize at Maryland Lottery headquarters in Baltimore. "I have that itch!”

Until then, she reportedly plans to keep working and playing the lottery.

For selling the $25,000 ticket, the shop on Lakeside Boulevard was also a winner, earning $250 from the Maryland Lottery, officials said.

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