Emotional Win for Crisfield Man

Wins $50,000 Taxes-Paid Prize

Gorman Abbott - Bucks DeluxeWhen Gorman Abbott entered Lottery Headquarters today, his emotions took center stage.  Although he knew he had a winning ticket prior to arriving, the emotions set in once reality hit.  Gorman claimed a $50,000 taxes-paid top prize on a Bucks Deluxe scratch-off.

On Saturday, Gorman stopped at a local convenience store on his way home from a friend’s house.  He picked out a Bucks Deluxe ticket and scratched it at the store.  At first he thought it was a $10,000 winner, so he had the owner of the store check the ticket.  The owner informed him that the ticket was actually a $50,000 winner.

“I feel like a millionaire,” Gorman, a retired nurse’s assistant, told Lottery Officials.  “I still didn’t believe it was real until I came here today.”  To make the win even more exciting, the Lottery pays the estimated taxes for the top prize on the Bucks Deluxe scratch-off.

The 66-year-old plans to save most of his winnings, and possibly buy a truck. The winning ticket was purchased at Crisfield Oceanic, located at 55 Richardson Ave. in Crisfield.

2 responses to “Emotional Win for Crisfield Man

  1. This win has always been your devine right. Cangratulations! May God continue to bless you.

  2. Great win best of luck to you