Niles man wins $1 million Mega Millions Prize

June 3rd, 2016 by Fire Casinos

Niles man wins $1 million Mega Millions Prize

Richard HopperSr., 69, wanted to purchase a Mega Millions ticket at the Sunrise Sunset Party Store. When he approached the counter to make the purchase, the clerk explained that he had accidentally printed a lottery ticket for another customer who didn’t want the ticket. The sales clerk asked Hopper if he would like to purchase the rejected ticket, or order a new ticket. Hopper decided to purchase the rejected ticket, and the rest is history. When the lottery numbers were drawn on Friday the 27th of May, Hopper became an instant millionaire. The odds of matching the 5 winning numbers but not the Mega Ball (5+0) are1 in 18,492,204. Hopper plans on paying off a few bills and saving the rest of the money for a rainy day.

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