BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A local special education teacher is a big winner after walking into Rite Aid last month for a greeting card and walking out with a winning lotto ticket.
The New York Lottery presented 53-year-old Margaret Dolan a ceremonial check on Friday after she won the top prize in the "Win for Life" scratch-off game. Her one time prize totals more than $750,000.
"I forgot I had the ticket for about two days, and I was sitting there one night doing some schoolwork and I remembered that I had it and I scratched it off. I wasn't quite sure if it was real. I took a picture, sent it my friends, and I guess it was," Dolan said.
She says she only plays the lottery every "once in a while."
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