Clinton woman wins $50,000 top prize on scratch-off The \u201cScratch-off Queen\u201d of Clinton is sitting on the throne of good fortune after winning $50,000 playing the\u00a020x the Cash\u00a0scratch-off game. She gave herself this special title because she loves to play Maryland Lottery instant tickets and feels destined to win again. The 65-year-old player purchased the\u00a020x the Cash\u00a0instant ticket and some other scratch-off games at Tucker\u2019s Liquors in Clinton, picked up something to eat and headed home. The royal scratcher retreated to her bedroom, turned on the television, ate her food and scratched off her games. She always reveals the winning numbers first and immediately noticed something peculiar when she played her lucky\u00a020x the Cash\u00a0instant ticket. \u201cFirst I saw I matched the 7\u2019s, so I knew I had a winner,\u201d she said. \u201cWhen I saw the\u00a020xsymbol, I scratched the amount and saw $1,000.\u201d The \u201cScratch-off Queen\u201d realized that meant she won $20,000 but, as she scratched the other amounts, she saw her prize was actually $50,000! \u201cMy heart started to flutter,\u201d she said, smiling. \u201cI am just beaming with excitement\u201d Shortly after, the \u201cScratch-off Queen\u2019s\u201d husband came upstairs and saw his wife in shock. She showed him the instant ticket and couldn\u2019t hide her happiness. \u201cShe kept telling me over and over that she won,\u201d he said, laughing. The retired U.S. General Services Administration employee has lots of plans for her prize. The mother of twins and grandmother of one will use some of the winnings to fix up her palace. She will also help her children financially, use some of the prize to offset costs for a planned trip to New York City and to boost her savings account. Her lucky Lottery retailer will also receive some riches. Tucker\u2019s Liquors located at 8100 Old Alexandria Ferry Road earned a $500 retailer bonus for selling a $50,000 top-prize scratch-off. This $5 game gives players two chances to win cash prizes. They can win up to $50,000 with the instant ticket or win up to $50,000 through the\u00a0Multiplier Madness\u00a0second-chance contest. A member of the Lottery\u2019s Multiplier Family of Games, the\u00a020x the Cash\u00a0scratch-off is joined by the\u00a05x the Cash,\u00a010x the Cash\u00a0and\u00a050x the Cash\u00a0games.