An impulse decision made one Michigan man $1.3 million richer this past week. While he was buying his regular Fantasy 5 ticket, the clerk asked him if he was sure he didn’t want another ticket. That was enough of a reason for him to pull out his last four quarters and buy a Classic Lotto 47 easy pick ticket.
The following day, when he came back to check his numbers, he was stunned to learn that he had won such a huge sum of money. “I got weak in the knees while I was standing at the counter, after he (the retailer) told me I had matched all six numbers,” he said.
The winner, who asked that his name and age not be released, is a veteran who has been disabled from back injuries since 2009. According to the Michigan Lottery press release, the veteran kept repeating that this win had come at just the right time. He intends to use the money to help take care of his four children.
For the past seven months the Euromillions prize of ￡51,232.90 has been left unclaimed, that is, until James Wilson checked his wallet. For some reason, James Wilson decided to clean out his wallet and on this fateful day, it turned out to be a great idea. The newlywed from Bradley Stoke, South Gloucestershire found the […]
When planning any important occasion, people spend a large amount of time deciding on what to wear. What about claiming a winning lottery ticket? Well, in China, it is common to dress in a costume to claim your lottery prize. On October 13, 2014, a man from Shanxi dressed as a cartoon bear to claim […]
Time and time again, it’s said, “If I win the lottery, I’ll split it with you.” No one ever really counts on the other person following through with their promise, but Eric Hale held true to his word. On September 24, 2014, Eric won the Powerball’s $1 million prize. Eric’s ticket may have been worth […]