Stopping for coffee, Lynchburg man wins $255,555

Quite the valuable coffee stop for Robert Duda


LYNCHBURG, Va. – A Lynchburg man will now be able to buy A LOT of coffee thanks to his recent lottery winnings.

Robert Duda stopped at the Greenview Stop in Lynchburg for a cup of coffee. While there, he also bought a $5 ticket for $255,555 Bonus Cash.

Once he was home, Duda scratched the ticket and learned that he had won the grand prize of $255,555.

“I couldn’t believe it!” he said. “It was just dumb luck.”

Duda, a retired accountant, said he has no immediate plans for his winnings.

He is the second person to claim the top prize in $255,555 Bonus Cash, according to the Virginia Lottery.

That means two more top prize tickets remain unclaimed.

The chances of winning the top prize in the game are 1 in 1,040,000.

The chances of winning any prize are 1 in 4.09.

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