Local man hopes to surprise wife with lottery winnings

The Hoosier Lottery says a local man won a CA$H 5 jackpot and now he hopes to surprise his wife with the winnings.

Posted: Jun 13, 2019 3:42 PM
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 11:12 AM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - A retired man from Terre Haute hopes to surprise his wife with his lottery winnings, according to the Hoosier Lottery. 

Richard H. won $85,000 with a ticket he bought on June 8th. The Hoosier Lottery said Baesler's Market on Poplar Street in Terre Haute sold the winning Quick Pick CA$H 5 ticket.

He plans to take his wife out to a nice dinner, and surprise her with the check. He said he hopes to use the money to take her on a trip to Italy.

Richard was enjoying his morning coffee when he said his ticket online as a winner. He stated, “I had to check the ticket each day to make sure the numbers didn’t change.”

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