Montana waitress parlays tip into $70,000 lottery jackpot

A generous tip from a customer became even more lucrative for a Montana waitress, who parlayed it into a $70,000 payday, KRTV reported.

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According to a Montana Lottery news release, Roselea Hunts Along was finishing her shift at the Kirby Saloon in Busby when a customer won $500. The customer decided to tip Hunts Along $50, and the waitress used the cash to buy a 20X Scratch ticket, according to the news release.

After her shift, Hunts Along scratched the ticket and found a $70,000 winner.

Hunts Along told Montana Lottery officials that she has no immediate plans on how to spend the money. For now, she said, she will deposit her winnings in the bank.

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