Ticket Bought On Christmas Wins $5 Million

February 1st, 2015   ·   Add Your Comment Now...

A construction worker has got to be fit; perhaps that is why Kevin Buchanan hit the gym Christmas morning.  But after getting his workout, Buchanan decided to buy a few scratch-off tickets with the view of  improving his financial health as well.

After his first two scratchers turned out to be duds, he bought a $20 “Hit $5,000,000” ticket hoping to recover the money he lost on the first two.  But the third ticket proved to be lucky – it won him the top prize of $5,000,000.  He later chose to receive a one time payment of $3.2 million net of taxes.

The winner plans to pay off some bills, buy a Cadillac Escalade and a house.  But other than that, he wants little else to change and will not even consider retiring.

Read more in http://www.lohud.com/story/news/local/westchester/2015/01/27/check-please-yonkers-man-wins-lottery/22426481/

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