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Florida woman hits for $10 Million on lottery scratch-off

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Hum    6,930

A Coral Springs, Florida, woman has claimed a $10 million lottery win ? the largest haul of the year so far in Broward and Palm Beach counties.

Tara Tuttle, 35, of Coral Springs, claimed the $10 million top prize in the Billion Dollar Blockbuster Scratch-off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee. Her ticket cost $20.

Despite the high cost of scratch tickets like the one claimed by Tuttle, Lottery officials note that scratch-off payback is about 70 percent compared to 50 percent for the draw games.

Tuttle told lottery officials she carried around the winning ticket for more than a month before she actually scratched it and noticed she won the $10 million top prize.

"I had a feeling that it was a lucky ticket but I didn't want to find out quite yet," she told them. She told them she's going to look into starting a charitable organization for those affected with cancer, but couldn't be reached for further details.

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Growled    3,880

Ah, my future bride. Come to daddy with all that lovely money. :D

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Hum    6,930

Ah, my future bride. Come to daddy with all that lovely money. :D

Robbing the cradle ? :laugh:

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Jason S.    1,259

for $20, the payback had better be 70%. perhaps one day i'll splurge...

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moloko    185

Good for her.

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Growled    3,880

Robbing the cradle ? :laugh:

If need be.

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Jombi    27

$10 million isn't all that much really. Considering almost half will be taken in taxes and fees. You're left with $5 million that most people would quit their job and splurge...and be broke in 6 months.

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Colin McGregor    569

Must suck to be american and get a portion of your winnings stolen lol.

Hell, Canada even has a place we can go to get back the money taken if we win in the US lol

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HoochieMamma    514

I'm more surprised how she waited 1 month before scratching it. You would think you would do it right away after buying it.

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PsyOpWarlord    30

Ah, my future bride. Come to daddy with all that lovely money. :D

Must have missed the part of the article

Tara Tuttle, with her "wife", Cary.

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Hum    6,930

^ :woot:

2012091702.jpgTara Tuttle, with her "wife", Cary.

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+Mando    3,650

makes my ?2 win yesterday almost not worth claiming lol

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Growled    3,880

Must have missed the part of the article

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I mean to steal her away from her "love." :p

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Jojo81    12

^ :woot:

2012091702.jpgTara Tuttle, with her "wife", Cary.

The girl on the right needs more makeup.

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Hum    6,930

The girl on the right needs more makeup plastic surgery.

Fixed that for ya. :p

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+FloatingFatMan    13,390

makes my ?2 win yesterday almost not worth claiming lol

But at least the government won't steal 50% of that from you for taxes! :p

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Calum    815

The girl on the right needs more makeup.

Yeah, because looks are everything and, of course, you're the most beautiful person in the world.

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Hum    6,930

^ Why yes I am -- thank you. ;)

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Growled    3,880

LOL :D

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