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

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