What happened to the audiences as the Texas Lottery draws its winning numbers?
Stephanie Guidry and Mickey Roberts didn’t have much else to do, so they stopped in front of the Texas Lottery Commission offices to watch the winning numbers be drawn. And because she and boyfriend Mickey Roberts had nothing pressing against their schedule from 10:09 to 10:13 on a weeknight, she stayed for the adventure. Even though they did not purchase a lottery ticket that evening — and aren’t even regular players of the games — watching the evening’s winning numbers being drawn was something that attracted their attention. Together on a downtown sidewalk they stood arm-in-arm in the sultry stillness and watched through the studio window as Texas Lottery workers readied the apparatus that would produce “Tonight’s winning Lotto numbers!” “Ahhhh, look,” said Guidry, a communications specialist. She had spied something vaguely familiar. There, about five minutes before the 10:12 drawing, the distinctive blue-and-yellow lottery logo had been projected through the studio glass and onto