As per the latest reports from the US Lottery games, the third-largest jackpot in the history of lottery games has been claimed. However, the most surprising and shocking detail of the report is that the prize money is to be split among the 4 luckiest players.
The sources reveal that the jackpot prize money of $1.05 billion will be distributed among the 4 luckiest players who are all from Michigan. The Mega Millions Lottery officials have revealed that this is the largest prize money that has been claimed from Michigan (USA).
The names of the winners of the grand prize are yet to be released by the Mega Millions of Lottery officials. The grand prize, however, was won by the 4 players from the draw on January 22, 2021.
Surprising, all four players are from Oakland County and they are all part of the same lottery club known as “The Wolverine FLL Club”. One out of the four players from the lottery club informed that he saw the advertisement for the Mega Millions Lottery draw. That is when he came to know that the prize money for the Mega Millions draw to be held on January 22nd was over a billion.
Therefore, he decided to let all his club members know so they could go for the purchase. This is when they all walked into the Kroger store and purchased the lottery tickets for the Mega Millions game.
The lottery officials have confirmed that all four members decided to go for the one-time lump amount of $776 million. After the state and federal tax deductions, the group of 4 winners will be able to take home a total of $557 million.
The attorney of “The Wolverine FLL Club”, Kurt D. Panouses stated that the club is really excited at the win and they are determined to make a difference with the money they have earned from the lottery game.
The winning members of the club have expressed that joy while stating that the money will help their club and their families enjoy life with joy and prosperity. Their efforts have always been for the club and for their community so this money will prove extremely useful to the people around them.
The club is also determined to spend the money wisely for noble and charitable causes for the welfare of the people in need. The members of the club have stated that they do not have any plans to go crazy with the money they have won.
They will continue to live their lives normally and will always remain humble with others. The lottery officials have also confirmed that the lucky Kroger store has also received a $50,000 bonus commission for selling the lucky tickets.