Luck often works in strange ways and in the most unexpected of times. Things worked out in the most weird and magnificent way for this American woman who was merely out to buy groceries.
A woman from Maryland, USA had visited a vegetable store to buy cabbage. The woman, identified as Vanessa Ward, came back home with Rs 1.5 crore. Vanessa Ward told Virginia Lottery that her father asked her to pick up a head of cabbage, so she stopped by the Giant Food Store in Groveton. While at the store, she decided to buy a Win a Spin scratch-off ticket.
When she scratched the ticket, she discovered that she had won the game's top prize: a live spin on the Big Wheel and the chance to win anywhere between $100,000 and $500,000. Vanessa's lucky spin earned her a massive $2,25,000 prize - that's approximately Rs. 1.5 crore!
Talk about getting lucky!
According to reports, Ward plans to retire soon and is also planning a trip to Disneyland with the prize money.