Beach couple wins $500,000 in third big lottery win

Posted at 3:46 PM, Jun 20, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-20 15:57:46-04

Virginia Beach, Va. – Thanks to a dream and a little luck, one Virginia Beach couple is $500,000 richer today after hitting it big in the Cash 5 Drawing on Wednesday.

Stanley and Simone Christian actually had five tickets that all had the same number and each ticket was worth $100,000. Three of the winning tickets were purchased at the Independence Shell on 2044 Independence Blvd and the other two were bought at Wawa on Lynnhaven Parkway.

Simone Christian says she came up with the numbers after having a dream about her husband. She used the numbers 7-9-12-21-23 which she says were their birthdays and the month they were married.

The couple also won $100,000 in 2006 in a Cash 5 drawing and in 2011 they won $200,000.

The couple says the plan to take care of their family with the money.