The Powerball and the Mega Millions jackpots have been high but let's not forget that with just one scratch-off ticket, you could become a millionaire. According to the New York Lottery, these are the scratch-off games that still have jackpots to be won to make you an instant millionaire.
The New York Lottery's Take 5 drawing has been a lucky game for a bunch of Capital Region players in the last few weeks. There were two winners at area Saratoga County Stewart's Shops totaling over eighty thousand dollars in the last week. Add another winner to the list. This time in Albany.
There have been three Take 5 winners in the Capital Region in the last month. Two of them have come from a Stewart's Shop in Saratoga County in the last week. This latest winner bought their ticket at a Stewart's Shop that is worth over thirty-four thousand dollars.
It seems that at least a few times a day a number pops up on your phone that you don't recognize and it's usually a scam call. Sometimes our smartphones aren't smart enough to filter them or the scammers are getting more creative. The latest phone scam targets people by disguising themselves as the local police.
There are a ton of New York State Lottery scratch-off tickets that you can choose from. You can buy them for $1 all the way up to spending $30 on an individual ticket. A lucky man in Saratoga County picked the right scratch-off ticket and now he is five million dollars richer!
We're all looking for ways to make a little extra money; I know I am! Whether it's to pay off some debt, save up for a rainy day fund, or splurge on that designer handbag you've been eyeing, we could all use a little extra cash.