Russian Sergey Kocharov, who served as Vice President of communications for the NHL club Washington capitals won in a lottery one million dollars, reported on the official website of the company-organizer of the lottery Virginia Lottery.
According to kocharov, in late July he stopped at a grocery store near the house and accidentally bought five lottery tickets.
“Going to the store, I saw the tickets and thought why not try,” explained one of the leaders of “Washington”, advocated by Russian hockey players Alexander Ovechkin, Evgeni Kuznetsov and Dmitry Orlov.
“When I learned about winning, I was very surprised. Always heard about jackpots, but never thought that someday I’ll get lucky and. This is a very cool feeling!” – added Kocharov.
Last season hockey players “Washington” began in the rank of acting owners of the Stanley Cup. At the end of the regular season, the capital club took third place in the Eastern conference and were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs, losing a seven-match ban in the series “Carolina”,