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A man yelled in mistrust after winning $1m, “Wake me up, this can’t be real”
In the Michigan Lottery Oakland County man won a $1 million prize but was mistrustful of his win even he considered it a fake ticket.
According to the Michigan Lottery Officials that man bought 2 Lucky Match tickets from the BP gas station in Auburn Hills, but he did not idea, he would be a winner. The twenty-nine-year-old winner’s identity is not revealed because the winner wanted to remain anonymous.
When he was going to his home from work on the way he bought his winning tickets & went home. After reaching home he scratched the first ticket it got empty but when he scratched the other ticket his eyes stopped on the symbol of 1MIL.
He was in disbelief even after seeing the ticket sign so he opened the Michigan lottery app to scan his ticket. As he scanned his ticket a confetti show with the prize of $1 million. By seeing it he thought he was dreaming or it may be a fake ticket then he yelled up “Wake me up! This can not be real”.
He called his family to share the good news of his victory. To claim his big win he recently visited the Michigan Lottery Headquarters. And he received $693,000 after State or federal tax withholdings.
He shared his plan for this winning amount that he would use this winning dollar to start a new business setup & to help his family.