Rock Island lottery winner plans to put prize toward retirement

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Monnie Campbell with her winning lottery ticket. Image from the Illinois Lottery

ROCK ISLAND — A lucky lottery player scratched her way to $50,000.

The winner, Monnie Campbell, said she knows just what to do with the money.

“This is a great prize! I plan to save this money for my retirement,” she said.

Campbell bought the $3 “Illinois Lottery Bingo” ticket from Milan Liquor and Tobacco. ¬†For selling the winning ticket, the store was rewarded with a $500 bonus, 1% of the prize amount.


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