One of the top lottery state-run lottery in the United States “Delaware Lottery” is here with a huge announcement of a prize win. The Delaware Lottery has revealed that a lucky winner is an 88-year-old man from Laurel.
The Delaware Lottery team has confirmed that the lucky player had gone for the Mega Millions ticket to try out his luck. The draw for the particular Mega Millions ticket had been held back on December 25, 2020.
The Delaware Lottery team has revealed that Laurel Man’s Mega Millions ticket managed to match 4 out of 5 balls plus the Mega ball and won a $10,000 prize money.
The lottery team has revealed that the 88-year-old $10,000 prize winner requested to keep his identity anonymous.
The lottery officials have confirmed that the $10,000 prize-winning old man had purchased the ticket from Royal Farms, which is located at farm #171 (Laurel).
Ever since the draw took place back on December 25, 2021, the Delaware Lottery officials were anxiously waiting for the Laurel man to turn up and claim the prize.
It had been more than two months that the lottery officials had been waiting for the player to show up and claim the prize. Finally, the player showed up to claim his prize a few days back so the lottery officials got to know his story.
The player informed the officials that he is now very old and spends most of the time with his grandkids. The player stated that when he purchased the ticket, he was very excited about the game but soon lost hope as he realized he had made a mistake.
As per the old man, he was convinced by his friends to purchase the Mega Millions ticket. All of his friends are very fond of lottery games and keep purchasing tickets in groups.
He stated that all of his friends already know that he doesn’t like to play lottery games but this time they were all determined to make him buy an online lottery ticket.
To his utmost surprise and shock, out of all his friends who purchased the tickets for the Mega Millions, it was his ticket that managed to win huge prize money. The player ended up matching all five lucky numbers from the ticket plus the Mega ball and ended up winning a $10,000 prize.
The player also shared how he plans on spending the prize money he had just felt in his hand. The $10,000 prize-winning old man confirmed that the first thing he is going to do is pay off the bills that have been hovering over his head. Then he is going to deposit the rest of his money into a savings account.