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Carson widow wins $91 million SuperLotto Plus jackpot

California LotteryCalifornia Lottery: Carson widow wins $91 million SuperLotto Plus jackpot

Patricia Frierson went to her factory job after winning the $91 million California Lottery jackpot but she went home in a limousine.

Frierson had the sole winning ticket for Saturday night's SuperLotto Plus game. She bought it on Saturday afternoon at a liquor store down the block from an Econolodge motel, where she has lived for three years because she no longer could afford her town home.

She returned to Village Liquors on Sunday, clutching her winning ticket and hugging customers and employees.

"I'm going to faint," she exclaimed when a computer verified her numbers. "I've been playing these numbers for years," she told KCAL-TV.

Frierson said the numbers were dates important to her family, including the birthday of her daughter.

"Should I go to work today?" she asked laughing store employees.

Frierson did show up for her afternoon shift but quickly left in a limousine, KABC-TV reported. She said she planned to take a week's vacation.

Village Liquors manager John Kim said Frierson was a regular customer who bought a lottery ticket every week.

The store will get a half-percent share of the jackpot. It sold a $4 million winning ticket in 1996.

The desk clerk at the EconoLodge where Frierson was staying said the SuperLotto winner called Sunday to say she would be moving out in a few days.

Frierson said she is going to look for a place by the ocean.

Associated Press

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Littleoldlady's avatar - basket
United States
Member #487
July 15, 2002
17638 Posts
Posted: August 11, 2003, 6:11 am - IP Logged

Good for her.!!!!!!!!!

If you know your number is going to hit, have patience and then KILL IT!

You never know when you will get another hit.

    konane's avatar - wallace
    Atlanta, GA
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    March 13, 2003
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    Posted: August 11, 2003, 7:17 am - IP Logged

    Yep, I'll second that ...

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      United States
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      August 11, 2003
      1 Posts
      Posted: August 11, 2003, 7:46 am - IP Logged

      How come the California Super Lotto Plus was dropped from the Marketplace section of the online lotteries of Biggamelottery.com? It used to be there. Especially after it went over $50 Million and ended at $91 Million.

        United States
        Member #1610
        June 3, 2003
        668 Posts
        Posted: August 11, 2003, 8:39 am - IP Logged

        "I've been playing these nu

        ... the lottery never fails to surprise!
          hypersoniq's avatar - 8ball
          United States
          Member #1340
          April 6, 2003
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          Posted: August 11, 2003, 8:54 am - IP Logged


          Playing more than one ticket per game is betting against yourself.

            megamillionaire's avatar - Sphere animated_small_ neg2.gif
            Queens, NY
            United States
            Member #245
            April 15, 2002
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            Posted: August 11, 2003, 11:46 am - IP Logged

            There's a lady who deserves


            Time is a wonderful teacher, but it kills all its students.

            A man must consider what a rich realm he leaves when he becomes a conformist.

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              clarkston georgia
              United States
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              August 8, 2002
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              Posted: August 11, 2003, 2:56 pm - IP Logged

              thats a blessing!

              spooky soozy 888


              join us at birdshouse

              bird 4=7

                JAP69's avatar - Lottery-058.jpg
                South Carolina
                United States
                Member #6
                November 4, 2001
                8832 Posts
                Posted: August 11, 2003, 7:21 pm - IP Logged

                Who is She?
                I thought Johnny Carson was still alive.
                Which # wife was she?



                  visiondude's avatar - eye3logo
                  light on my feet
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                  May 20, 2002
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                  Posted: August 11, 2003, 9:40 pm - IP Logged

                  i like those "feel good" st

                              "i am .........."meant to"       

                  P.S.,  that RJoH  is a stand up guy.  thanks,  vision

                           until further notice,  it's  france everyday

                    fja's avatar - gnome1

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                    January 19, 2002
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                    Posted: August 12, 2003, 3:30 pm - IP Logged

                    Cant feel bad about that one....playing the same numbers for years...got to give her her props....no .....not bad at all!!

                    "Everybody has to believe in something...I believe I'll have another beer!"   = W.C.Fields