(CBS DETROIT) – A Wayne County man says he wanted to “jump for joy” when he found out he won $1 million playing the Michigan Lottery’s Wild Time Millions instant game.
The 73-year-old player purchased his winning ticket at Redford Liquor, located at 25151 West 6 Mile Road in Redford.READ MORE: COVID-19 Vaccines Saved Nearly 20 Million Lives In First Year, Study Says
“I like to play the different kinds of instant games,” said the player. “I bought a Wild Time Millions ticket and scratched it when I got in my car. When I saw I’d won $1 million, my first instinct was to start jumping for joy, until I realized I couldn’t because I was in my car! It was a joyous feeling.”READ MORE: Michigan Ballot Initiative Aims To Protect Abortion Rights
The lucky player decided to claim his prize as a one-time lump sum payment of about $634,00 rather than 30 annuity payments for the full amount.
He plans to save his winnings.MORE NEWS: AG Nessel Says Abortions Are Still Legal In Michigan
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