Augusta County woman wins $125,000 in Virginia Lottery’s ‘Win a Spin’

AUGUSTA COUNTY, VA. (WHSV) — For that second amount of time in under per week, the Virginia Lottery has announced a champion in the Augusta County area.

Based on lottery officials, Lora Puffenbarger, from Mt. Solon, scratched a winning ticket within the Virginia Lottery’s ‘Win a Spin’ game.

The way in which game works is individuals who obtain a winning ticket can go towards the Virginia Lottery Headquarters in Richmond, where they spin one of the wheels for an opportunity in a prize varying between $100,000 to $500,000.

On February. 21, Puffenbarger spun the wheel and hit the place to win $125,000.

The Virginia Lottery states she was 1 of 2 lottery players to spin the wheel on that day, so you may still find six unclaimed tickets for winners from the game.

Puffenbarger bought her ticket at North River Country Store in Mt. Solon. She told lottery officials she has no immediate plans for that winnings apart from to pay for bills.

The likelihood of winning a spin around the Big Wheel are one in 918,000.

Augusta County, where Puffenbarger lives, received greater than $5.7 million in the Virginia Lottery for K-12 public education in fiscal year 2019. Discover more about where lottery funds go here.

A version of this story originally appeared here.

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