82-Year-Old Virginia Waiter Wins Lottery Jackpot, Heads Straight to Work
Vicente Mosquera really loves his job. The 82-year-old waiter from Virginia Beach enjoys it so much that not even winning the lottery is enough to pull him away from it.
The hard-working senior celebrated winning a jackpot of $285,316 in the Virginia Lottery last month with a shift at the local Italian restaurant where he works.
"After collecting his prize at the Lottery's Hampton customer service center, Mr. Mosquera happily headed off to work," a press release said.
Mosquera matched all five winning numbers with a ticket he bought at a Virginia Beach Food Lion. He told Lottery officials he selected the numbers on his ticket—19-23-30-33-38—using a combination someone told him years ago.
According to the Virginia Lottery, the odds of matching all five numbers in the Cash 5 with EZ Match are 1 in 749,398.
Congratulations, Vicente! Thank you for the reminder that money isn't everything.