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February 19, 2005

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February, 2005 | Winners Stories

Contestants Win a Total of $130,500 on “The Big Spin®” Show


David EspinozaSACRAMENTO – Contestants from across the state won a total of $130,500 during this weekend’s “The Big Spin®” show.

From the “Aces High” round, David Espinoza, a senior agricultural specialist from Ontario, won the right to spin “The Big Spin” wheel. Espinoza bought his Big Spin Scratchers® ticket at 7-Eleven in Pomona, and after uncovering TV Show - TV Show - TV Show went directly to “The Big Spin” show to win $75,000. “I’m going to invest this money in my rental properties,” said Espinoza.

Leticia Villacampa, an administrative assistant from San Francisco purchased a Big Spin Scratchers® ticket at Liquor & Food in San Jose and uncovered Spin-Spin-Spin when she scratched it. After spinning the largest lottery wheel in the world, Ms. Villacampa won $30,000, and Leticia Villacampasaid, “It was great to spin the wheel, and I plan to use my winnings towards my children’s college education.”

This week “The Big Spin®” show continued with the new and exciting promotional game called “Cash Match,” where contestants have a chance to win a minimum cash prize of $1,000 to a maximum of $25,000. The second duo of contestants on the “Cash Match” game was Robert Russell from Redding who won $1,000. The other contestant was Rebecca Wilson from Yuma , Arizona who was pleased to go home with $2,000. The game’s grand finale will be after six different “Cash Match” games are played and the player with the highest number wins the $25,000 jackpot.
Name City Amount
David Espinoza Ontario $75,000
Leticia Villacampa San Francisco $30,000
Rebecca Wilson Yuma, Arizona $2,000
Robert Russell Redding $1000
Other Aces High Contestants   $22,500
  TOTAL $297,500


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