(CBS DETROIT) — An Allegan County man won not one but two Michigan Lottery jackpots within a month, totaling more than $1.3 million.
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According to a news release from Michigan Lottery, the winning streak began when the 33-year-old, who chose to remain anonymous won a $95,231 Club Keno The Jack prize on April 20. He purchased the ticket at the Main Street Pub in Kalamazoo.
On May 13, he purchased a Fash Cash ticket at the same Main Street Pub, winning $1.27 million.
“I was at the bar and my friend told me I should buy a Fast Cash ticket since the jackpot was high and ‘someone was bound to win it soon,'” he said. “I decided to purchase a few and looked them over right away.READ MORE: Detroit Police Department To Hold Abandoned Vehicle Auctions Beginning June 28
“When I saw the three jackpot symbols on the same row, I immediately got out my phone to scan the ticket on the Lottery app. When I saw the amount come up on the screen, I turned to my friend and said: ‘You’re not going to believe this.’ I was speechless.”
The lucky winner says he plans to invest his money.
“Winning this prize is life-changing. It will allow me to do things that would not have been possible otherwise,” he said.MORE NEWS: Ballot Initiative Proposes To Protect Abortions In Michigan
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