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Ex-girlfriend of slain lottery winner Abraham Shakespeare wins $1 million jackpot

Jun 14, 2017, 12:17 pm

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Florida LotteryFlorida Lottery: Ex-girlfriend of slain lottery winner Abraham Shakespeare wins $1 million jackpotRating:

LAKELAND, Fla. — Call it the sequel of Abraham Shakespeare.

On Thursday, Antionette Andrews, the former girlfriend of slain lottery winner Abraham Shakespeare, won $1 million on a $20 scratch-off $5 million Monopoly game from a Florida Lottery ticket she bought at a Circle K at 7250 U.S. 98 N in Lakeland.

"I am a little scared," Andrews, 42, said Monday. "It still doesn't seem real."

She's scared about a lot of publicity and because of what happened after Shakespeare won a $17 million lump-sum payment from the Florida Lottery in November 2006.

Dorice "Dee Dee" Moore befriended Shakespeare a couple of years after he won the lottery. By that time, he had given away or lent the majority of his winnings.

Shakespeare was last seen in April 2009 and was reported missing by a family member in November that year. His body was found Jan. 28, 2010, under a concrete slab behind a Plant City home.

Moore, who had bought Shakespeare's Redhawk Bend Drive house, was charged with murder and found guilty in 2012. She is serving a life sentence for the slaying of Shakespeare, who was 43 when he died.

Andrews is the mother of Moses Shakespeare, 16 — Abraham Shakespeare's son. A $1 million trust was set up by Shakespeare for Moses to settle child-support claims. Andrews said Moses will receive the $1 million when he turns 18.

Now, there will be another millionaire in the family.

Or close to it.

Andrews chose to receive a one-time payment of $770,000.

She said she typically spends about $100 each day playing scratch-off games.

Thursday was a light day. She spent only $20 on one ticket.

"I brought it home and started scratching," Andrews said. "I got to the third number and started screaming, hollering and crying."

"Your mama just won a million dollars," she told her 14-year-old daughter.

Andrews called her older son, Raheeme Dumas, 24, about the ticket.

"Make sure it's not $1,000 or $100,000," he said he told her. He believed her only when she sent him a picture of the ticket.

Dumas said his mother has a gambling addiction. But the gambling is far better than her previous drug addiction.

"As long as we have the bills paid, that's what I love to do," Andrews said.

Each day she tells Dumas, "Some day, $20 is going to get me something." She even played the lottery on her return trip to Lakeland from Tallahassee after meeting with Florida Lottery officials about the winning ticket.

Andrews and Dumas said they will likely leave Lakeland in the coming months to start a new life somewhere else. She plans to buy Dumas a new truck and new houses for her and her older daughter.

"That's really all I want," she said.

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Elkins,WV
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Hide Qucik and don't let them know where you are!!!!!

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    I pray she doesn't get smoked. Congrats are in order.

    Seek and ye shall find -Matt. 7:7 ...Ask and ye shall receive -John 16:24 ...Give and it shall be given unto you -Luke 6:38 ...Be careful what you ask for!!! -Mypiemaster 1:1

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      Bodyguards, name change and address change is in order.

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        Giving an 18 y/o a million bucks who was raised in a sketchy family sounds like a grand idea! Disapprove

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                   $1,000,000     Party    "Some day $20 is going to get me something"    Party    $1,000,000

          SMART son, Dumas said mama, "make sure it's not a $1000 or $100,000" $$$ LUCKY Monopoly playing Mother $$$      Antionette got the job done by typically spending $100 a day on scratch-off games or about $36,500 a year $$$ total.     

            CONGRAT'$ MS ANDREW'$ on UR WIN                         

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            Oh Antoinette, if you were so scared of the publicity, why did you let the public know who you were, who you hooked up with in the past.How much you won? Congrats nonetheless.Dance

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              Antoinette,Dance

              i'm so very happy for u, and i wish we didn't have to give our name IF we ever win. she is only in her 40s so still YOUNG  enough to ENJOY it. spend it wisely.

              I wish we didn't have to give our name,seriously.

              I don't like that. I can see last name and state/county,sure. To let others know we won in such county or whatever.

              But i am so happy for her. ABRAHAM RIP.Poor guy. I hope DEE DEE the murderer never get out of prison,even though she is still trying to.

              Winning so far this year:

              $22,000!

               

              So,Let's Go NC !!!Banana Time 2 break the bank, baby!!!

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                So she spends about $35,000 a year on lottery and her after-tax prize will be about $425,000.  That'll fund about 12 years of lottery play if she doesn't buy anything else with the winnings.

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                  Antoinette,Dance

                  i'm so very happy for u, and i wish we didn't have to give our name IF we ever win. she is only in her 40s so still YOUNG  enough to ENJOY it. spend it wisely.

                  I wish we didn't have to give our name,seriously.

                  I don't like that. I can see last name and state/county,sure. To let others know we won in such county or whatever.

                  But i am so happy for her. ABRAHAM RIP.Poor guy. I hope DEE DEE the murderer never get out of prison,even though she is still trying to.

                  Dee Dee Moore must ask either the Governor of Florida or the President of the United Sates for a pardon. 

                   Maybe Abraham Lee Shakespeare is smiling down upon his Ex-Girlfriend. I wish her continued good luck!Lep

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                    Abraham seemed like such a good guy and I think he is her guardian angel and made this happen.

                    Guardian angels are all around us and we saw this today in Alexandria,  VA.

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                      "She said she typically spends about $100 a day playing scratch off games"...

                      She spends $100 a day playing scratch offs???  Where did she get all that money; that's $3,000 a month, typically.  Serious gambling problem (regardless of the result) there...


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                        "She said she typically spends about $100 a day playing scratch off games"...

                        She spends $100 a day playing scratch offs???  Where did she get all that money; that's $3,000 a month, typically.  Serious gambling problem (regardless of the result) there...

                        "Dumas said his mother has a gambling addiction. But the gambling is far better than her previous drug addiction.

                        "As long as we have the bills paid, that's what I love to do," Andrews said."

                         

                        I do wonder if her wins could support this addiction. 3000$ a month? just on the lottery?

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                          "She said she typically spends about $100 a day playing scratch off games"...

                          She spends $100 a day playing scratch offs???  Where did she get all that money; that's $3,000 a month, typically.  Serious gambling problem (regardless of the result) there...

                          " Where did she get all that money?" Perhaps Mr Shakespeare had sliced off enough to keep her afloat all this time, we may never know." I don't think Dee Dee got to all of his money, perhaps that is one of the reasons he got killed, refusing to tell that evil woman where the rest of his stash was..** that's a total guess on my part.

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                            Abraham seemed like such a good guy and I think he is her guardian angel and made this happen.

                            Guardian angels are all around us and we saw this today in Alexandria,  VA.

                            You referring to Guardian Angels.org? Cause if you referring to the "other".. Where were they on Sept 11- when good men & women died horribly.GA are folklore imho, but that's me.

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