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Centereach man wins $1,000 a week for life prize from New York Lottery

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This guy Prushed his luck playing the New York Lottery and struck gold.

Appropriately name Edward Prush of Centereach claimed his $1,000 A Week For Life second prize for matching the first five numbers selected in a CASH4LIFE drawing, lottery officials announced this week.

Prush’s lucky drawing happened Aug. 1. The winning numbers for that evening’s drawing were 11, 20, 36, 40, 46, with the Cash Ball 02. Prush chose to receive his winnings as a single lump sum payment of $651,000 after required withholdings.

He purchased his winning ticket at the Club House Café, located at 1937 Middle County Road in Centereach.

New York’s CASH4LIFE game generated nearly $121 million in sales during the 2021-2022 fiscal year.