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Nanuet Man Wins $5M Lottery Scratch-Off Prize

He's the first in New York to hit this jackpot; ticket sold in New City.

The Gretchen Dizer will award a $5,000,000 prize check to a Nanuet Lottery player who chose his top prize winning scratch-off ticket because it was a brand new Lottery game.

The winner is the first statewide to claim a top prize on the $5,000,000 Cash scratch-off game and Rockland County's second Lottery millionaire winner of 2012.

New York Lottery’s Gretchen Dizer is set to deliver the $5,000,000 prize check to Nanuet scratch-off winner on Friday ath the Quick Stop, 7 New Valley Road
New City.

The name of the lucky winner has not yet been released.

Terry N April 19, 2012 at 07:55 PM
Congrats to the lucky winner. Enjoy it in good health and do good things with it!
William Demarest (Editor) April 19, 2012 at 08:33 PM
Question: What would you do if you won $5 million?
Terry N April 19, 2012 at 08:50 PM
Pay all my bills. Buy my daughter a house. I promised my neighbor and a friend I would pay off their mortgage if I ever won the lotto. Take a vacation if there is anything left!
Gary April 19, 2012 at 09:17 PM
WOW
paul marinello April 19, 2012 at 09:28 PM
the odds of hitting that are the same as getting mauled by a polar bear and a grizzly bear in the same day!!! wow you're lucky
Mrs. Mac April 19, 2012 at 10:14 PM
What a lucky guy!
tom kelty April 19, 2012 at 10:46 PM
I hope it is a hard working illegal immigrant and he can make his whole family very happy! God Bless You!
tom kelty April 19, 2012 at 10:50 PM
hey, Paul, is your brother Rob? where are you guys?? find me! I still live where I did when we grew up in nanuet. (behind Kurt) (my stage name is shown. u know mark)
Mark Svensson April 20, 2012 at 12:43 AM
When do we find out who it is?
William Demarest (Editor) April 20, 2012 at 10:32 AM
The lottery folks are set to congratulate the lucky winner today ... so we'll likely hear from the winner.
Mrs. Mac April 20, 2012 at 04:58 PM
Was at the media event today! Very cool! THAT ROCCO CANNELLA IS ONE HANDSOME MAN!!!!
Chris April 21, 2012 at 01:48 PM
Forget about Rocco. I know his wife Eva since childhood and he is a happy married man.

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