NORFOLK, Va. – When Yvonne Wadsworth’s husband told her she won the lottery, she thought that he was joking.
The Norfolk woman does not play often, but when that he suggested she play the Virginia Lottery’s Cash 5 game, she decided to have a chance.
Shortly after the April 30 day drawing, her husband called to say she had won $100,000.
“I thought he was just joking!” she later told Virginia Lottery officials.
However, when she got home, he showed her the winning numbers: 1-13-15-22-31.
“I couldn’t believe my eyes!” said Wadsworth.
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She bought her ticket at the Holiday Food Mart located at 909 General Booth Blvd. in Virginia Beach.
Wadsworth told lottery officials she plans to make use of her winnings to pay bills.
Cash 5 drawings are held daily at 1:59 p.m. and 11 p.m. The odds of winning the $100,000 top prize are 1 in 278,256.