Yolanda Vega retires from New York Lottery after 32 years

ByEyewitness News via WABC logo
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
EMBED <>More Videos

On Tuesday, the New York Lottery announced that Yolanda Vega is retiring after 32 years as an iconic member of their team.

NEW YORK (WABC) -- 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.

On Tuesday, the New York Lottery announced that Vega is now retiring after 32 years as an iconic member of their team.

"Yolanda Vega, our iconic Draw Team member, has retired after an incredible 32 years. We truly hit the jackpot by having her as a part of the New York Lottery family," New York Lottery announced via their Twitter page.

Since the 1990's, Vega has been the face of drawings, as well as the one to present many winners with their checks.

ALSO READ | NJ tow truck driver hailed as a hero after saving driver from crash

Her signature phrase "Yolaaaaandaaaa Vegaaaa" was a mainstay during her introductions for each drawing.

----------

* Get Eyewitness News Delivered

* More New York City news

* Send us a news tip

* Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts

* Follow us on YouTube

Submit a News Tip