A man from Michigan, USA unknowingly entered a second chance game of a lottery and ended up walking away with a jackpot of $100,000 (Rs 79.55 lakh).
Man wins Rs 79 lakh after unknowingly entering draw
The 58-year-old Oakland County man, who chose to remain anonymous, won $100,000 on the Diamond Riches second chance drawing of $300,000,000 – the game’s top prize.
“I bought a few of the $300,000,000 Diamond Riches tickets and scanned them on the Lottery app after scratching them to double check. I never read the back of the ticket, so I didn’t know that by scanning them, I won entries into a giveaway,” said the player.
The man said he was confused when he received an email telling him he had won $100,000 in the Diamond Riches Second Chance draw.
“I once saw an email from the Lottery telling me that I had won a $100,000 prize in the Diamond Riches $300,000,000 Second Chance Draw,” he said. declared.
“I called the Lottery to find out what the email was about, that’s when I learned that scanning the tickets had entered me into a draw. It was a such a surprise!” He continued.
The man went to the lottery headquarters to claim his winnings, which he plans to use to help his family.
“Each non-winning $300,000,000 Diamond Riches ticket is eligible for a second chance to win a prize ranging from $500 to $100,000,” the press release reads. “Players can enter by scanning their non-winning tickets on the Michigan Lottery mobile app ticket scanner by November 13, 2022. Seven more Second Chance draws will be conducted.”
Woman wins Rs 75 crore after accidentally pressing wrong button on lottery machine
Earlier, a A woman in California, US has won $10 million (Rs 75 crore) after accidentally pressing the wrong button on a lottery vending machine.
LaQuedra Edwards had put $40 into the Lottery Scratchers vending machine at a Vons supermarket in Tarzana in November 2021, according to a press release from the California State Lottery.
Edwards was selecting the games she wanted when “a rude person” bumped into her, causing her to accidentally press the wrong number on the machine.
“He just shoved me around, didn’t say anything and just walked through the door,” Edwards said, according to a hurry Release of the organism.
Out of the machine came a $200X Scratchers ticket, which Edwards had absolutely no intention of buying. She admitted she was irritated spending 75% of her money on just one ticket.
After leaving the store and getting back in her car, Edwards started scratching her ticket and realized she had just won the game’s top prize of $10 million.
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