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A Michigan man wins a $25,000-a-year grand prize for life from the Michigan LotteryThis was achieved after using the same numbers to enter the drawing called “Lucky For Life” every day for several months.
The lucky winner, Scott Snyder, 55, of Zeeland, told Michigan Lottery officials that the ‘Lucky For Life’ ticket he bought at the Mobil gas station on West Main Street Avenue contained a set of numbers he had played for 9 months.
“I started playing this particular set of numbers in February and have played it every day since then.Snyder said.
Snyder’s numbers were 07-12-31-37-44, which matches the five white balls in the August 7 drawing.
“I was checking some tickets at the store and got a message to visit a lottery office when I scanned one. I scanned it again and got the same message, so I told the clerk he must have won a lot,” Snyder said.
“The employee told me that they recently sold a lifetime prize of $25,000 annually and printed out the winning numbers so I could check my ticket.. When I realized I was the biggest winner, I tried not to get too excited at first. Because it doesn’t look real. I still find it hard to believe that this is real.”
Instead of receiving $25,000 a year for life, Snyder chose to collect his winnings as a one-time payment of $390,000. He said he plans to use his earnings to buy a new home.
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