New York State Lottery announces new millionaires at ribbon-cutting ceremony
Some lucky winners of the New York State Lottery were announced today at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the lottery's regional office in Plainview.
Dr. Alan Strobel and his wife Tammy shared in the newest $16.3 million cumulative winnings. Dr. Strobel decided to gift his wife with his $6.2 million from the Lotto Jackpot drawn on Nov. 6. She'll have $2.5 million directly deposited into her bank account.
After 35 years of marriage and playing the lottery, Hilton and Alicia Cancel won $1 million in the Mega Millions second prize drawn on Nov. 12. They will each take home a lump sum of $330,000.
To one couple, winning the lottery means wedding bells. Andrew Roland plans to marry Dawn Morgan after winning $1 million from a scratch-off. Roland bought his lucky ticket at a gas station after helping his mother fix a flat tire.
The New York State Lottery is North America's largest and most profitable lottery.
For extended interview with lotto winner Andrew Roland, watch the clip to the left or click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612.