Waverly Resident Struck With "Luck Of The Irish"
Meet Edward Sutheard - “I’ve always had wishful thinking, but I didn’t think I would actually win!”
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What game did you win and how much did you win?
St. Patrick’s Day Millionaire Raffle—$1 million
Where did you purchase the winning ticket?
Casey’s General Store at 241 W Elm St., Waverly, Ill.
How often do you play?
Once a week
What is your favorite game?
I like Mega Millions but now I have to say the Millionaire Raffle.
How did you find out you won?
I was on my lunch break at work with some of the other guys, and one of my co-workers went online to look up the numbers. When I found out I couldn’t believe it.
What do you plan to do with your winnings?
I plan to use it wisely. However, I do plan to get a new fishing boat and maybe a new house.
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