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Delta lottery winner dancing on ‘Cloud 6/49’


Socorro Blanco of Delta loves to dance, which explains her reaction after discovering she won the lottery.

“I checked my 6/49 ticket and it said I won $1 million,” exclaimed Blanco. “So I called my husband to tell him the news and started dancing!”

The postal worker always dreamed of winning the lottery, and won the $1 million Guaranteed Prize on the October 18, 2017 Lotto 6/49 draw.

Blanco plans to use her winnings to pay her mortgage, buy her son a condo, and of course, live the good life.

“I already bought myself a pair of nice boots,” smiled Blanco. “And I’m planning a trip to Greece and Turkey.”

The winning ticket was purchased at the Richmond Gas and Car Wash in Richmond.

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Lotto 6/49 is a nationwide lottery game drawn on Wednesdays and Saturdays after 7:30 p.m. (PT). Each draw includes a Guaranteed Prize Draw of $1 million. Players can purchase tickets at any lottery retailer or at

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