Durability + Design
About  |  Subscribe  |  Advertise  |  Connect 
Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook


Download our free ebook: Generic Architectural Coatings: Performance and Uses

D+D News

Main News Page

Bucket List: Painters Hit the Jackpot

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

More items for Good Technical Practice

Comment | More

Two house painters in New Jersey and Kansas have become bonafide millionaires, but the money didn't come from their day jobs.

A lucky New Jersey house painter won a big payday when he recently bought a ticket for the $89 million Mega Millions jackpot.

Angel Guallpa-Mayancela, 32, of Orange, NJ, pocketed a cash payout of $65.7 million for the drawing held Jan. 25, the New Jersey Lottery just announced. He and his family claimed the prize Feb. 15 and were in “joy and disbelief,” lottery officials said.  

House painter from Orange
New Jersey Lottery

House painter Angel Guallpa-Mayancela recently claimed a $65.7 million prize. It is unknown whether he will continue to paint houses.

“I’ve been telling my wife that someday she would be married to a millionaire, because I am a hard worker,” said Guallpa-Mayancela. “So when I told her that I had won the Mega Millions $65 million jackpot, she didn't believe me.”

The Lucky Numbers

A father of young children, the painter made his winning purchase from Lisa’s Deli and Grocery Store in Orange. His lucky numbers were 11, 12, 17, 31 and 48, the New Jersey Lottery said.

The jackpot roll has generated an estimated contribution of more than $5.6 million to support New Jersey’s sponsored institutions and educational programs, according to Carole Hedinger, executive director of state’s lottery. In fiscal year 2012, retailers earned commissions of more than $153 million, she noted.

Good Times Roll

Guallpa-Mayancela is not the only painter starting 2013 on a green note.

Early in January, a house painter from Wichita, KS, claimed the $1 million prize in the Kansas Lottery’s Holiday Millionaire Raffle.

The painter, in his 40s, wished to remain anonymous. He told lottery officials that he planned to use the prize money to purchase a new car and a house.

The Kansas Lottery reported that the winner, his wife, and their three children had to borrow a car to make the trip to claim the prize in Topeka.

The painter had bought five tickets at Dillons 31 in Wichita and found out Dec. 31 from the Kansas Lottery website that one was the winning ticket.

“The whole family started crying and hugging and jumping up and down,” he said. “This has truly changed our lives.”

The millionaire said that “something inside him” told him he was going to win the money, lottery officials said.


Tagged categories: Contractors; Contracts; Painters; Trends

Comment from Tom Schwerdt, (3/5/2013, 8:26 AM)

Lots of lottery players have "something inside them" telling them they will win the lottery.

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

Dumond Chemicals Inc.
Lead Encapsulating Compound

is a thick elastomeric coating that is made to be a long lasting barrier over lead-based paint. LEAD STOP® provides a protective barrier coat that seals and locks in lead that is contained in old lead-based paints on previously painted surfaces.

KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
KTA Analyzes
Coating Failures

• Field Diagnosis
• Lab Diagnosis
• Determination of Cause
• Recommendations

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
SSPC 2016 Register Now!

SSPC2016 is earlier this year, don't forget to book your plane tickets and hotel. See you soon. For more information visit www.sspc2016.com

World of Concrete
World of Concrete 2016

NEW for 2016: The all-new precast area focuses on precast products, technologies and equipment including coring machines, pipe unloaders, precast forms, above/below ground precast, concrete pipe, manhole and septic tank equipment, and more!

Atlas Material Testing Technology

Helping You Put Your Products To The Test

• Outdoor Accelerated
• Laboratory Testing
• Accelerated Weathering

www.atlas-mts.com atlas.info@ametek.com

Keim Mineral Coatings
Translucent concrete stains for new and old concrete

Penetrating, translucent mineral silicate stains harmonize uneven concrete color and blend patches and repairs, without the "painted" look. Will never peel.

PPG Protective and Marine Coatings Group
Industrial strength performance in ONE can.

Now get the durability and protection of two components in one can: Amercoat® ONE, PSX® ONE and Sigmadur ONE.

Beautiful Wood, NO flames

Achieve a Class A flame spread rating on your fine wood products with a clear, varnish-quality, durable finish. PyroCide Clear by PyroTech


Technology Publishing Co., 2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951

TEL 1-412-431-8300  • FAX  1-412-431-5428  •  EMAIL webmaster@durabilityanddesign.com

The Technology Publishing Network

Durability + Design PaintSquare the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings Paint BidTracker


© Copyright 2012-2015, Technology Publishing Co., All rights reserved