Lotto winner claims $298K ticket

LAKEWOOD - Rachel Delgado was calm and composed as she walked into the California Lottery's Santa Fe Springs district office to claim her $298,026 Mega Millions prize.But Delgado said things were much different the moment she realized she was a big winner. "I started crying and I almost threw up," she said. Delgado purchased the winning ticket at Quick Pick Liquor & Market, located on E. South Street in Lakewood. The ticket successfully matched the numbers 52, 36, 24, 4 and 3, missing only the Mega number of 45.

********** Published: July 19, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 14