Bay Area airport worker wins $20M from scratcher he bought on lunch break

KGO logo
Friday, December 15, 2023
ABC7 Bay Area 24/7 live stream
Stream local breaking news and original programming, live 24/7, from ABC7 Bay Area.

HAYWARD, Calif. (KGO) -- A Bay Area airport worker is now $20 million richer after purchasing a winning scratcher at a Hayward liquor store on his lunch break, according to lottery officials.

Durwin Hickman who is a skycap at a local airport bought the winning scratcher earlier this year at L & M Liquor in Hayward.

RELATED: 18-year-old in NorCal wins $1 million from lottery scratcher he got for his birthday

Hickman told lottery officials that he has big plans with his winnings.

"My whole thing is I wanted to buy my wife a house," Hickman shared.

The lucky store also gets a bonus of $100,000 for selling the scratcher.

Now Streaming 24/7 Click Here

If you're on the ABC7 News app, click here to watch live