VIRGINIA BEACH--A Virginia Beach woman is $150,000 richer after cashing in a winning lottery ticket.

According to a release from the Virginia Lottery, Rashonda Kelly was trying to cheer up her husband who had played in a losing basketball game. They were driving home and she suggested they stop and buy a lottery ticket.

They bought the winning ticket at the 7-Eleven at 5444 Virginia Beach Boulevard in Virginia Beach.

Kelly recently retired from the Navy while her husband is still enlisted. She said the couple intends to use the winnings to pay bills and save for retirement.

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