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Ace remains elusive in Botwood

Jacqueline Regularnever drew the ace of spades, but she walked away tonight with a consolation prize of over $3500.
Jacqueline Regularnever drew the ace of spades, but she walked away tonight with a consolation prize of over $3500. - Darren Mills photo

Six cards left for next week's draw

BOTWOOD, NL — Another card was pulled from the deck at the Legion Hall in Botwood tonight, but it wasn't the Ace.

Jacqueline Jewer Regular still walked away with a decent prize — $3,692 for the consolation prize — and the more than 500 people who bought tickets for a chance to pull from the deck, have another chance to go after the big prize next Wednesday night.

The jackpot for the Dec. 13 Chase the Ace is now at $30,851 with six cards left in the deck.

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Legion president Law Power says the Legion and Kins Centre were at capacity with about 400 pepple; and another 130 or so were at the firehall.

Come next week, he said, they will also be using the Lions Club facility for overflow, as the crowds grow larger.

The other winner tongiht was the person who held the winning ticket for the 50/50 draw. That ticket holder claimed a prize of $5,069.

 

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