La Grange Maintenance Worker Wins Second $100K In 4 Months

A maintenance worker from La Grange has struck it rich twice in just four months.

Andrey Griswold won his second $100,000 prize while playing an instant game with the North Carolina Education Lottery.

Griswold won in the $100,000 Treasure Tree game after buying three $5 tickets at the Save Mart of Lenoir on Wooten Street in La Grange. In July the man won the top prize in the 10X the Money scratch-off game.

"I was shocked twice," said Griswold. Asked if he felt lucky to win big twice, Griswold said, "No. Not luck. Blessed."

Griswold collected $68,001 after taxes were withheld. He plans to put his money into savings.


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  • by Anonymous on Nov 29, 2011 at 09:58 AM
    sounds fishy to me?
  • by 40some on Nov 28, 2011 at 07:54 PM
    This is the second time in a month. Here in onslow, a guy that had won 10000 hit for 100000 again. I can't win a measly 100 bucks as much as I play.
  • by obamanot on Nov 28, 2011 at 04:04 PM
    Lightening does strike twice and then some.Trust me I know.Never won anything but have been touched by mother nature 3 times.She loves me.I am rich!I am still above ground.Anyway spend that money man before those little dollars are only worth 13 cent(in about two months)!
  • by obama voter on Nov 28, 2011 at 03:52 PM
    If you have enough money to play this,you have enough money to give your winnings and then some away.Maybe he will give some to the obama campaign.
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      by foxxybrown on Nov 28, 2011 at 07:46 PM in reply to obama voter
      Amen!
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      by Anonymous on Dec 5, 2011 at 02:00 PM in reply to obama voter
      hmmm... Maybe not. There's some long odds there.
  • by Debbie Location: Kinston on Nov 28, 2011 at 01:45 PM
    Congrats on your blessed winnings.......good for you..
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      by foxxybrown on Nov 28, 2011 at 07:46 PM in reply to Debbie
      They weren't blessed winnings dear. Some people throw the word blessed around and have no idea what it really means. Gambling and blessed are in two totally different categories.
  • by Vickie Location: Grimesland on Nov 28, 2011 at 01:39 PM
    Good for him! You gotta play to win...and I don't play! As in Raleigh it is named the Dumb A-- tax.
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      by Dark Horse on Nov 28, 2011 at 06:01 PM in reply to Vickie
      So you didn't play and you didn't win. By your logic, you must be a .....
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        by Vickie on Nov 29, 2011 at 06:13 AM in reply to Dark Horse
        Your comment,doesn't make much sense!
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          by Anon on Nov 29, 2011 at 11:41 AM in reply to Vickie
          It was crystal clear to me.
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