Local lottery winner bought 8 tickets for herself and a son with special needs

JACKPOT—Mimi Shon, mother of Yani Shon and owner of Village Spirits Shoppe in Westlake, displays the notification she received to let her know the winning $3-million scratcher was sold at her store. SYLVIE BELMOND/Acorn Newspapers

A local woman won $3 million in a California Lottery Scratchers game after buying a lucky ticket July 31 from a liquor store in Westlake Village.

The winner can collect the lump sum or receive $10,000 a month for 25 years. She reportedly opted for the latter.


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