Lucky Liquor: $50,000 Scratch Ticket Bought in Loveland
When a $50 scratcher could pay off in $3,000,000, it does seem worth it. Someone in Loveland didn't win the $3M, but $50K is nothing to sneeze at.
I know this liquor store; Mom used to stop through their drive-thru for her Schaefer beer when my brother and I were kids. I remember the driveway was sloped, Mom's little Pinto chugging up to the window.
Back then, it was Pair O' Jacks. For a while in the 90's I remember it being Mike's. Nowadays it's Elevation Liquors, at Eisenhower and Van Buren, in west Loveland.
The Colorado Lottery tweeted out the photo of the winning scratch ticket that was purchased at Elevation. A '3,000,000 Red Riches' $50 scratch ticket, which had an 'instant'-win' on it worth $50,000.
I love these stories because they highlight what's true: People really do win.