Lucky Day!

Discussion in 'Paper Money' started by yakpoo, Apr 11, 2021.

  1. yakpoo

    yakpoo Member

    I was at the American Legion today watching the Masters and won $2103 playing the Maryland Lottery "Racetrax" game. :cool:

    When I cashed the ticket, I got two $1000 straps, one in $50s and the other in $20s. Lo & Behold...the note on the top of the $50 strap was a "rare" 2017A Star note! :woot:

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  3. Lueds

    Lueds Well-Known Member

    Congrats on that sweet win buddy! Nice pick up!
     
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  4. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    Congratulations!
     
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  5. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 Casual Collector / error expert "in Training "

    WOW ! Lucky Lucky . :happy:
     
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  6. masterswimmer

    masterswimmer Well-Known Member

    Nice win kemosabe!
     
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  7. SteveInTampa

    SteveInTampa Always Learning

    Cool find.
     
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  8. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & avid numismatist Moderator

    Wow. Nice icing on top of your very sweet cake, there.

    I just won two bucks on a scratchoff. Does that count? :p

    I spend $1-5 maybe two or three times a year at most. Not a big gambler. I did hit $500 on a $2 scratchoff once upon a time, and $100 another time. The other wins have been peanuts. But fun, of course.

    I figure with that $500 payout, I'm still ahead, if you count what little I've spent on lotto over the past two decades.
     
  9. Robert Ransom

    Robert Ransom Well-Known Member

    I love hearing about times when someone has won something sizable in the gaming industry. Nice daily double, @yakpoo.
     
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  10. cplradar

    cplradar Talmud Chuchum

    what is the aprox value of the note?
     
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  11. CoinJockey73

    CoinJockey73 Here comes trouble... Dealer

    You mean lucky lucky day, right? Lol
    Congrats on both!
     
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  12. yakpoo

    yakpoo Member

    I have no idea who actually pays a premium for late date Star notes, but I pull them out of circulation whenever I find them...especially crisp, Unc examples like this one.

    I play Fantasy Golf and I have Corey Connors on my team. He hit a Hole-in-One on #6 yesterday and I bought a round for the bar...Karma. :)
     
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  13. 1stSgt22

    1stSgt22 Well-Known Member

    Sweet!!! Definitely a "LUCKY" day. Good for you!!!:joyful::joyful:
     
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  14. cashhound

    cashhound Active Member

    Nice find! Did the rest of the $1000 strap of $50s have any star notes?
     
  15. Collecting Nut

    Collecting Nut Borderline Hoarder

    Nice win and a great bill! Now you've gotta go through all of them to see if you have any more.
     
  16. potty dollar 1878

    potty dollar 1878 Well-Known Member

    Find one of these and give me a call;). 20210412_095041.jpg 20210412_095337.jpg
     
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  17. Mr.Q

    Mr.Q Well-Known Member

    Any of them you don't want I'll take, Just kidding, congratulations.
     
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  18. mpcusa

    mpcusa "Official C.T. TROLL SWEEPER"

    looks like a lucky star is shinning all over you today :) AWESOME !
     
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  19. Mike Thornton

    Mike Thornton Learning something everyday.

    Awesome luck. Congrats...
     
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  20. mike estes

    mike estes Well-Known Member

    hey @yakpoo its gonna be hard for you to beat that day, i know you will enjoy trying. great job man. good luck friend
     
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