Woman wins lottery scratchie jackpot twice in two months

A special education teacher has won the lottery twice in the space of two months.

The unidentified 64-year-old woman from Maryland had her first stroke of luck when she won $50,000 (A$73,000) on a ‘Deal or No Deal’ themed scratchie last month and decided to try her luck again on a new’ Holiday Gold’ scratchie.

“Because it was a newly launched ticket, I knew most of the prizes were still available in the game,”she told Fox News.

The teacher bought two of the scratch cards and sat in her car to scratch them.

“The first one was a non-winner, but the second one made me shout for joy,” she said.

The teacher has a knack for scratching winning lottery tickets. Source: The Maryland Lottery

The happy go lucky 64-year-old couldn’t believe her luck when she scratched another $50,000 (A$73,000).

The teacher plans on paying her double win forward by staring a local business for to care for the elderly.

“I plan on using this money to continue taking care of my 90-year-old family members and start a business with a focus on elder care for seniors with impairments,” she said.

“It’s going to be needed in the near future.”

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