Virginia couple wins lottery three times in one month

Calvin and Zatera Spencer

Calvin and Zatera Spencer

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, Calvin Spencer won $50,000 with 10 winning tickets in the Virginia Lottery’s Pick 4 game.LOTTO1

But it doesn’t stop there.

The next day, shortly after dropping his wife off for an appointment, 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 his wife.

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.LOTTO2

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.

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.

Spencer is the first $1 million winner to claim, which means three million-dollar tickets remain unclaimed.

Source: CNN/WTKR

6 comments

  • Jesus doesn't judge

    You think all black people get foodstamps? The truth be know there are more white people on food stamps then black people! It simple the majority of the people will use the majority of the resources! Clown Don’t spread hate, educate.

  • 420 Associate

    I see FaithC ain’t comment on this topic. Congrats to them! The person above me you’re right on point . My thing has always been Struggle doesn’t discriminate

  • Hot$tuff

    Dont hate on winners…..congrats to them, but I hope they follow the golden rule and donate some back to their church and not spend it all on extravagant things because you will go bankrupt faster than you can win another lottery!

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