GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A Kent County man “locked his truck doorways and drove straight house” after successful $300,000 when he scratched off a Hearth & Ice Cashword ticket from the Michigan Lottery.
The successful ticket was offered on the Household Fare Fast Cease on Lake Michigan Drive.
“I usually play the $2 Cashword sport however determined to attempt the Hearth & Ice Cashword sport as an alternative,” stated the 47-year-old participant. “I scratched the ticket after I obtained in my truck. Once I revealed the sixth purple phrase, I checked the ticket over not less than 10 instances earlier than taking it again into the shop and scanning it. When the ‘file a declare’ message got here up on the Lottery machine, I walked again to my truck, locked the doorways, and drove straight house to place the ticket in a secure spot.”
The person says he plans to make use of his winnings to repay his house and make investments the remaining.
“I’ve all the time dreamed about what I might do if I received a big Lottery prize, so it seems like a dream that it occurred! I’m nonetheless having a tough time believing it’s actual.”
Since its launch in August, gamers have received greater than $6 million taking part in the $5 Hearth & Ice Cashword sport, in response to the Michigan Lottery. Two extra $300,000 prizes stay, together with 9 $10,000 prizes and 58 $2,000 prizes.