Man Wins $7M Off Rejected Ticket

February 3rd, 2016   ·   Add Your Comment Now...

rsz_virginiaA mistake in punching caused by store clerk Michael Donnelly resulted in the machine spitting out a Cash4Life ticket instead of the Powerball ticket the customer wanted.  Since the sale was already recorded, Donnelly ended up with the rejected ticket.

To his surprise, he discovered he had won the top prize a few days later when he decided to check after hearing a winner had been sold at his store.  Asked to choose between $1,000 a day for life or a single cash payment of $7 million, Donnelly chose the cash option.

Read more in http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/7M-Virginia-Lottery-Winner-Bought-Ticket-Store-Customer-Didnt-Want-367021601.html

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