Portsmouth couple wins lottery three times in one month

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Portsmouth, Va. – Calvin and Zatera Spencer are having an amazing month. First they won $1 million in the March 12 Powerball drawing. Then on March 26, Mr. Spencer won $50,000 with 10 winning tickets in the Virginia Lottery’s Pick 4 game.

But it doesn’t stop there.

The next day, shortly after dropping his wife off for an appointment, Mr. Spencer bought a Virginia Lottery Scratcher ticket – the $100 Million Cash Extravaganza – and won the $1 million prize.

“Baby, we did it again!” he told her.

The $1 million prize in $100 Million Cash Extravaganza is an annuity, which means the Spencers had the choice of taking the full $1 million prize over 30 years or a one-time cash option of $681,000 before taxes. They chose the cash option. He bought the winning ticket at the 7-Eleven at 100 West 21st Street in Norfolk. The store received a $10,000 bonus from the Lottery for selling the winning ticket.

The $50,000 win came when the combination 6-6-6-6 was drawn in the March 26 Pick 4 day drawing. Since that’s a popular combination, the Virginia Lottery paid out a total of $6 million to winners for that drawing. Mr. Spencer had 10 tickets with 6-6-6-6. The top prize in Pick 4 is $5,000, which means he won a total of $50,000.

“We’re not finished yet,” he said as they claimed their latest prizes.

$100 Million Cash Extravaganza features prizes ranging from $20 up to $4 million. The $1 million prize that the Spencers won is actually the second prize. As the name suggests, the game began with a total of $100 million in prizes available. Mr. Spencer is the first $1 million winner to claim, which means three million-dollar tickets remain unclaimed.

17 comments

  • randy

    most people don’t win the lottery once in a lifetime,they one 3 times in a month.God really blessed there lives,they should be thankful for everyday of the rest of there life’s!!!!

  • Pete Turner

    Many congratulations to the winners. Wouldn’t we all just love to pick up even one similar jackpot! I don’t know yet if it will work, but here’s what I do to try and get a win. I have a little just-for-fun page which generates my own personal quick pick (lucky dip) numbers. As I say, it is only for fun, but it might work – you just never know your luck! Look out for VillaLibra Lucky Numbers if you want to see if you can locate it.

  • milwife

    Please invest your money carefully. Seek a reputable certified public accountant cap and investor like Edward Jones to help you with saving money from taxes. Maybe set up trusts. Don’t seek tax lawyers they are not always up with the current tax code. Please don’t be a static and loose what many of us don’t have. Good luck.
    Don’t forget about the tax liability get a projected tax plan you could save most of your winnings. Pay any estimated taxes to avoid penalties.

    • Tim

      seems like a scam so people can start buying the millions of unsold lottery tickets that are sitting at the stores counter collecting dust

  • Sheann

    Sometimes luck just follow people. If you hang around. lucky people likethat luck might rub off n you too!

  • Amy Williams

    That’s Fake I don’t believe it!. If that’s true send me a couple of Thousands !!
    I play once in a while and have NEVER hit anything not even a free Ticket!!!

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