New York soccer fan wins $25k Copa Cash prize
BROOKLYN, N.Y. – A Brooklyn soccer fan has won a $25,000 instant game jackpot prize from the NY Lottery’s Copa Cash scratch card. Jean Pierre, a father of three said that he has been playing lottery games for many years and chose this game because of its soccer theme.
“I am a big soccer fan and when I saw this ticket I knew I had to try my luck.” Pierre told lottery officials.
He said that he plans to use the money for a family holiday. “I don’t have any place in mind. I’ll talk to the kids and we’ll go somewhere and enjoy ourselves.” said a delighted winner.
Published: June 7, 2010