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August 5, 2005

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August, 2005 | Winners Stories

Contestants Win a Total of $177,500 on “The Big Spin®” Show


Lucille PulicariSACRAMENTO – Contestants from throughout California won a total of $177,500 during this weekend’s “The Big Spin®” show.

The sole “Fantasy 5 Dream Machine” player was Lucille Pulicari, a retiree from Palmdale, who was happy to win $70,000.  Ms. Pulicari, who buys her Fantasy 5 tickets at Circle K/76 in Palmdale, said, “I’m going to pay bills and take a vacation with my winnings.” 
Jose PayanJose Reyes, a chef from Corona purchased a Big Spin Scratchers® ticket at Jin’s Harbor Shell in Anaheim and uncovered Spin-Spin-Spin when he scratched it.  This earned him a direct trip to the wheel where Reyes won $60,000.  “I plan to use my winnings to buy a Hummer,” said Reyes.

From the “Aces High” round, Jose Payan, a painter from Long Beach won the opportunity to spin the wheel.  Payan bought his Big Spin Scratchers® ticket at Amigos Market & Liquor in Long Beach and uncovered TV Show -TV Show -TV Show.  This earned him a trip to “The Big Spin” show and won him $25,000 after spinning the wheel.  “I really enjoyed the experience!  I plan to take my family on nice vacation with my winnings,” said Payan.

Name City Amount
Lucille Pulicari Palmdale $70,000
Jose Reyes Corona $60,000
Jose Payan Long Beach $25,000
Other Aces High Contestants   $22,500
  TOTAL $177,500


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