Stephen: Woman wins $50k on lotto ticket given as tip
A woman in Maryland recently won $50,000 of lottery tickets that were given to her as an end-of-the-year tip. According to Maryland Lottery officials, 41-year-old Veronica Spekis received a pair of $5 Holiday Riches tickets from a regular customer at the Soda Pop Shop in Parkville, where she works. Spekis discovered she won the $50,000 top prize after scratching the tickets on her break. She plans to use her winnings to help fulfill her goal of buying a house. The Soda Pop Shop was also given a $500 bonus from the lottery for selling the winning ticket.