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Estimated for drawing Dec 19, 2014
Estimated Cash Value: $80,400,000

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May 28, 2004

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May, 2004 | Winners Stories

Contestants on "The Big Spin®" Win More Than $250,000


SACRAMENTO – Thirteen contestants won a total of $267,500 during this weekend’s “The Big Spin®” show.

Madhu Sen from Modesto and Santos Sanchez of Lynwood were the two survivors from round one of the “Aces High” game.  In round two, Sanchez won a chance to spin the wheel, while Sen won $5,000.  Sanchez, who bought his Big Spin Scratchers® ticket at A & S Market in Lynwood, spun the wheel for $100,000! Sanchez plans to split his winnings with his family.

The first of two players to play the “Fantasy 5 Dream Machine” was Ron Knudtson, a cement contractor from Concord.  Knudtson purchased his ticket at House of Lui in Concord and was delighted to win $65,000.  After his win, Knudtson said, “It was a great experience to have been on the show.”  The second player to step up to the “Fantasy 5 Dream Machine” was Brandy Steele of Fort Bragg.   Steele, who bought her ticket at Safeway in Fort Bragg, won $20,000 in prize money and plans to pay off bills with her winnings.  Finishing the “The Big Spin®” show was Deborah Hudson from Ceres who won $60,000 by spinning the wheel.  Hudson, who bought her ticket at Stop Save Liquor in Modesto, plans to take a vacation.

Name City Amount
Santos Sanchez Lynwood $100,000
Ron Knudtson Concord $65,000
Deborah Hudson Ceres $60,000
Brandy Steele Fort Bragg $20,000
Other Aces High Contestants   $22,500
  TOTAL $267,500

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