Jul 29, 2014

What Would You Do With $496,018?

An Emmaus man won almost half a million dollars in the Pennsylvania lottery. What would you do with that much money?

What Would You Do With $496,018?

Robert Slusaw, 77, of Emmaus claimed the Cash 5 lottery ticket worth $496,018 that was sold at the Hess Express at 4002 Chestnut St. in Upper Milford, according to a  story in the Express-Times.

Patch asked Slusaw for an interview but he declined. So now we're asking you - what would you do with that much money if you were the lucky winner? Tell us in the comments section below.

Slusaw will net about $372,014 after taxes, according to lottery officials. Hess Express receives a $500 bonus for selling the winning Pennsylvania Lottery ticket. 

The winning numbers were: 5-7-23-35-43. 

Lottery officials said that  in state prizes in fiscal 2010-11. The Pennsylvania Lottery also contributed more than $25.8 million to programs serving the county's older residents.

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