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A group of 17 quilting friends pooled their funds to purchased a winning Cash Deluxe ticket. Their prize totals $55,000. Each member of the group will get about $2,400 after taxes.

Betty Richards, the group's leader, says they have each been donating $2 to the collective pool for scratch and lottery tickets. They began their weekly tradition five years ago.

“Our plan is to get a nice place to all live together with our husbands and do quilting,” Richards said. “For $2 a week we have had lots of laughs and many dreams about building our big house. We call it our redneck retirement plan.”

In addition to Richards, the group includes Shirley Soucy, Carol Doyle, Marie Brewer, Anna M. Paul, Darlene Huettl, Jean Stenberg, Shari West-Twitero, Bev Peterson, Marjorie Redman, Celia Bradley, Gwynn Hansen, Rebecca Smith, Dawn Hansen, Rhonda Jenner, Darlene Geboe, and Joan Schauer.

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The winning $5 Cash Deluxe ticket was purchased at the East St. Patrick Street Family Thrift in Rapid City.

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