Local businessman cashes in on own Lottery ticket
August 26, 2020
Sweet Home businessman James Ashcraft always watches the lotto numbers roll in at his bar, Chewy's Pub.
So when the jackpot crept over $60,000 earlier this month, he decided to play.
This time, he's the one who hit a jackpot of just over $92,000.
Ashcraft has owned Chewy's Pub, at 1200 12th Ave., for 18 years. He said that every now and then he will play Lottery games with customers or play when the jackpots get large.
"I figure if I spend $60 for the chance to win $60,000, that's a good bet," Ashcraft said. "This time it really paid off!"
Ashcraft said he watched Sunday, Aug. 9, as the ro...