“I scratched it at the back of the store,” she told lottery officials Friday, and the tears began to flow. “It was such a shock.”
Privette, who is married with two adult daughters, said auto finance companies will be the first beneficiaries of her newfound wealth. She plans to pay off her car loan and her daughters’ loans. She’ll also buy her husband a new car and pay off her mother’s credit card, she told lottery officials.