One lucky New York Lottery player in the Hudson Valley may be in possession of a valuable winning Powerball ticket. The New York Lottery announced that one of two third-place Powerball tickets for the Wednesday, Jan. 26 drawing was sold in Westchester, at the Tanglewood Deli on Central Park Avenue in Yonkers.
This week, the Twitter account for New York Lottery announced that Vega, the star announcer with the distinctive introduction "I'm Yo-LAHNNN-da Vega!” that fans across the state symbolized with hitting the jackpot retired.
For three decades, Yolanda Vega's cheerful voice and demeanor have cheered up our screens as she lifted the hopes of everyone with a dollar and a dream.
Hers was the voice that could tell you the numbers that meant you didn’t have to go to work the next day — or ever again. And now Yolanda Vega, the longtime face of the New York Lottery, has retired after more than three decades of helping others do the same.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New York Lottery’s iconic announcer Yolanda Vega is retiring. With her trademark introduction and enthusiastic style, Vega had lottery players on the edge of their seats for more than three decades. New York Lottery announced her retirement Tuesday after 32 years on the job.
Yolanda Vega is bidding goodbye to the New York Lottery after over three decades. The famous announcer, who has worked as a host with the New York Lottery for 32 years, is retiring, the organization announced on Twitter Monday. "Yolanda Vega, our iconic Draw Team member, has retired after an...
If you were anywhere in the vicinity of New York starting in the ’90s — including a large part of New Jersey — Yolanda Vega was always an institution. That’s how Vega announced her presence in regular drawings for New York Lottery, with a signature flourish that was celebrated across the region.
Yolanda Vega, the well-known and popular host of the New York state Lottery drawings, is retiring after 32 years. The New York Lottery announced her retirement in a Tweet on Tuesday. “The Yolanda Vega, our iconic Draw Team member, has retired after an incredible 32 years. We truly hit the jackpot by having her as...
STATEN ISLAND (PIX11) – Someone woke up Tuesday a lot richer. A $1 million Powerball ticket was sold in Staten Island. The second-prize ticket for the Jan. 24 drawing was sold at a shop in New Springville. The winning ticket was purchased at the Staten Island Mall along Richmond Avenue, the New York Lottery announced. […]
Schenectady resident and New York Lottery spokesperson Yolanda Vega is retiring after 32 years. She is well known throughout New York state for the theatrical way she said her name before each lottery drawing. "I'm Yoooolaanda Vega!" She said that her signature way to say her name came about after she had a lot of espresso before one of the drawings when she was just six months in. After that night, she continued to do it for the next 32 years. Yolanda started with the New York Lottery back in 1990. Take a look at her through the years.
That distinctive introduction is how Yolanda Vega, the face of the New York Lottery’s on-air drawings for over three decades, made, well, a name for herself. But Ms. Vega, 66, is calling it quits as the evening diva of the state’s numbers drawings. The lottery announced her retirement this week on Twitter.
NEW YORK (PIX11) — Yolanda Vega, beloved face of the New York Lottery, has retired after 32 years. She was an “iconic Draw Team member, the Lottery wrote when the news was announced on Monday. “We truly hit the jackpot by having her as a part of the...
The woman who became the "face" of the New York Lottery - Yolanda Vega - has retired. Vega was one of several people hired to announce the winning lottery numbers during televised drawings. Her enthusiastic approach - including her unique way of introducing herself - turned her into something of...
That particular introduction is how Yolanda Vega, the face of the New York Lottery’s broadcast drawings for more than three decades, has made a name for herself. But Ms. Vega, 66, calls it the evening diva of the state’s digital drawings. Lottery announced her retirement this week on Twitter.
The face, and of course, that voice of I’m Yo-LAHNNN-da Vega is calling it a career and retiring from the New York Lottery. The New York Lottery announced this week on Twitter, that Vega, age 66, is retiring after 32 years of calling numbers, handing out giant checks, appearing on New Year's Eve in Times Square, and cheering on the Lottery in any way she could.