'Thanks for the memories.' NY Lottery icon Yolanda Vega retires and Twitter reacts

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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 a part of the New York Lottery family,” the tweet said.

Besides being the host of the drawings, she also presented checks in-person to lotto winners across New York, including making several appearances in Rochester through the years.

The New York Lottery did not say who would replace Vega.

Yolanda Vega retires and Twitter reacts

After news of her retirement was released, Twitter lit up with well-wishes and memories from fans.

This article originally appeared on Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: Yolanda Vega retires from NY Lottery after 32 years. Twitter reacts