Oregon man wins $  8.9 million from forgotten lottery ticket he bought on Christmas

Nearly three months after buying a Megabucks lottery ticket and quickly forgetting about it, an Oregon man is a multimillionaire.

Wilbur Brown was at the Moose Lodge in Springfield, 오레곤, 크리스마스 이브에, when a friend bought a “26 ...에 대한 $ 25” Megabucks ticket. As Brown’s friend explained to him, the ticket allowed players to buy into 26 consecutive drawings for just $ 25. Brown decided to buy a ticket too, which granted him access drawings until February 19, 2022.
But after a few weeks, he forgot about the ticket.
      After the first few drawings, I’d check my ticket,” Brown told the Oregon Lottery. “Then I just kind of forgot about it and wasn’t checking.
        It wasn’t until February that Brown once again found himself at the Moose Lodge. A server scanned his ticket and received the messageLarge Lottery Winner.Brown and his friends consulted the internet to figure out exactly what this meantand found out he’d hit a $ 8.9 백만 잭팟.
          Brown’s lucky numbers were 15, 33, 34, 40, 42, 과 47, according to the Oregon Lottery. He chose the 30-year annuity option for his winnings and will receive a check for slightly more than $ 200,000 after taxes each year until the prize is paid out.
          The odds of winning the jackpot were just 1 에 6,135,756 the Oregon Lottery says on its 웹 사이트.
          The lodge where Brown bought his winning ticket also lucked out from his purchase. Thanks to Brown’s win, the Moose Lodge will receive a retailer selling bonus of $ 89,000 — 1 percent of the jackpot.
            According to the lodge’s manager, the win couldn’t have come at a better time.
            The last couple of years have been a challenge for us,” said Moose Lodge Manager Michael Scott, according to CNN affiliate KPIC.The influence of receiving such a big chunk of change is huge! We’ll be working with our members to figure out the best way to use the bonus money.

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