(CBS DETROIT) – A woman from Macomb County won $4 million after playing Michigan Lottery $4,000,000 CA$H instant game.
The 75-year-old player bought her winning ticket at the Kroger Store, located at 26233 Hoover Road in Warren.READ MORE: City Of Saginaw To Resume Water Shutoffs, Collection Efforts In July
“I decided to purchase a Lottery ticket while I was out getting groceries,” said the player. “I didn’t see any winnings on the ticket when I scratched it, but I scanned it at the store to be sure. When I got a message to file a claim, I looked the ticket over a second time and that’s when I realized I’d won $4 million. I couldn’t believe it!”
She chose to receive her prize as a one-time lump sum payment of about $2.5 million rather than 30 annuity payments for the full amount.READ MORE: Suspect Wounded By Police During Shootout In Detroit
The player plans to save her winnings.
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