When Michael Hicks walked into a gas station on September 11th, he wasn’t expecting to become a millionaire, but lady luck was on his side that day. Hicks matched five main numbers in Mega Millions drawing few hours later, scooping a $1.000.000 prize. Follow in his footsteps this Tuesday night – play now to win $25.000.000!
The Comstock Park resident purchased the winning ticket at the D&W Quick Stop located in Grand Rapids. It wasn’t his plan to play Mega Millions that Friday night, but when he made a quick stop for gas, Hicks decided to buy the ticket anyway. He missed out on a $106.000.000 jackpot which was won by one New York resident, but scooped $1.000.000 nevertheless. Few days passed by before the 34 year-old found out that his unplanned purchase turned him into Michigan’s newest Mega Millions winner.
“I went over to the Lottery’s Grand Rapids office and when they looked over the ticket they told me I’d won $1.000.000. I couldn’t believe what they were saying. It just didn’t seem real,” recalled Hicks.
He already made plans to pay off bills, buy a new home and set aside a portion of his winnings for his son’s college education.
“When I found out I won, it was like all of my stress immediately disappeared. Just a couple of weeks ago I was sitting at home wondering what I was going to do because times were getting really rough. Now I don’t have to worry about that anymore,” said Hicks.
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