- An Illinois man purchased a lottery ticket, which the vendor by accident printed incorrectly.
- Michael Sopejstal saved the ticket and received $25,000 a yr for all times.
- He determined to take a lump sum of $390,000 and stated he would use the cash to journey.
An Illinois man received $25,000 a yr for all times due to a fortunate ticket printing mistake.
Michael Sopejstal, 60, purchased a Fortunate For Life lottery ticket on the GoLo fuel station in New Buffalo, Michigan.
“I requested the retailer for a ticket for 10 attracts, however he by accident printed a ticket with 10 strains for one draw, however I instructed him I nonetheless needed it,” he stated.
The ticket for the Michigan Lottery ended up matching the 5 white balls drawn on September 17.
“I checked my ticket one morning and noticed that I had received $25,000 a yr for all times. I instantly began enthusiastic about all of the issues I may do with the cash and whether or not I needed to take the lump sum or annuity possibility. It was a tremendous feeling!”
Sopejstal stated he selected to take a one-time lump sum cost of $390,000 quite than the annual funds.
He stated he plans to journey with the cash and save the remainder.