The girl who turned the “face” of the New York Lottery – Yolanda Vega – has retired.
Vega was one in every of a number of folks employed to announce the profitable lottery numbers throughout televised drawings.
Her enthusiastic strategy – together with her distinctive means of introducing herself – turned her into one thing of a statewide celeb.
In a tweet, the lottery introduced Vega’s retirement “after an unbelievable 32 years.”
The temporary message added: “We really hit the jackpot by having her as a part of the New York Lottery household.”
Vega herself made no public remark about leaving the lottery operation.
Along with the common appearances on televised drawings, Vega often confirmed up across the state to current checks to lottery winners.
Vega additionally often popped up at Broome County bars to interrupt folks having fun with hen wings as she promoted the lottery video games.
Contact WNBF Information reporter Bob Joseph: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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