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August 13, 2004

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August, 2004 | Winners Stories

Contestants on “The Big Spin®” Show Win More Than $200,000


SACRAMENTO – Contestants from across the state won a total of $217,500 during this weekend’s “The Big Spin®” show.

The first player at the “Fantasy 5 Dream Machine” was Eallie Watson, a medical assistant from Richmond, who was happy to win $70,000.  “I’m very happy to have won this money, and I’ll enjoy spending it on my grandkids,” said Watson.  She bought her ticket at Val Mar Market in Richmond.  The last player to step up to the “Fantasy 5 Dream Machine” was Clora McCraw from Compton who won $70,000.  McCraw, who bought her ticket at Snappy Food Mart in Los Angeles, said, “I had a great time, especially winning this money.”

Emanuel Flores, a maintenance worker from Lodi, purchased his Big Spin Scratchers® ticket at Aldee Market in Lodi and uncovered “Spin-Spin-Spin” when he scratched it.  After spinning the largest prize wheel in the world and winning $30,000, Flores said, “I’m going to have fun buying a new car.”

From the “Aces High” round, James Harville from Sun Valley won the right to spin the wheel.  Harville, who bought his Big Spin Scratchers® ticket at Short Stop in Sepulveda, spun the wheel for $25,000 and said, “I plan to go on a nice vacation with my winnings.”

Name City Amount
Eallie Watson Richmond $70,000
Clora McCraw Compton $70,000
Emanuel Flores Lodi $30,000
James Harville Sun Valley $25,000 
Other Aces High Contestants   $22,500
  TOTAL $217,500

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