Portage woman wins $50,000 Lucky 5 prize in Gary
Eighteen year old Diamond Redding of Portage is excited to go shopping after winning $50,000 on a Lucky 5 ticket she purchased at Miller Raceway at 4900 Melton Road in Gary. Redding’s ticket was worth $50,000 in the May 29 midday drawing. Her lucky quick pick matched all five numbers: 5-13-25-32-34. While Redding says she plans to do a little bit of shopping, she ultimately plans to “be smart” with her winnings and use it to pay for college. She plans to be a dental hygienist. “It’s very exciting,” said Redding. “I see it as a blessing. I feel like it happened for a reason.” Read more of Diamond's story here.