Man Bags $10000 A Week For Life Lottery Prize

November 18th, 2017   ·   Add Your Comment Now...

One moment Miguel Mendoza was broke, then suddenly he’s awash with money. That’s how quickly an instant ticket win can change your life.

Mendoza who lives in a blue mobile home, invests anywhere from $5 to $20 hoping for a chance to improve his financial standing. The day he finally hit a big lottery jackpot, he had gone to the Smart Dollar store to buy tortillas and a ticket. But the clerk there handed him a $20 ticket different from the one he wanted, so he ended up buying two. The one he chose won $25 for a gain of $5. The ticket for the Florida Lottery’s $10,000 a Week For Life game, which was handed to him by mistake, hit the jackpot.

The lucky 24-year old says he may continue doing roofing work. He has decided to take a one-time payment of $8.45 million in lieu of an annuity and  plans to have a house built for his mother. He still hasn’t decided what to do with the rest of the money.

The Smart Dollar earned a $20,000 bonus for selling the first jackpot winner of the $10,000 a Week For Life game.


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