After immigrant cook Eduardo Reyes dreamed he had a lot of money he used $50 to buy two Golden Ticket scratch offs. The dream came true immediately as scratching revealed a $7 million jackpot.
Because of his work schedule Reyes had to wait a week to get his win verified. Reyes decided to take the prize in a single payment of $4,362,280 net of taxes. The happy man now looks forward to a vacation in the near future and to buying a new home in Staten Island.