Man rescues lotto ticket from garbage, wins $25,000 a year for life

Man rescues lotto ticket from rubbish, wins $25,000 a year for life

A Michigan guy shall be making $25,000 a year for life after rescuing his lotto ticket from the rubbish.

Jeff Heinig rescued his Lucky for Life ticket from the trash after he first of all tossed it pondering it was once nugatory.

Heinig, who’s from the city of Harrison, bought the ticket closing Wednesday. 

He informed the state’s lotto officers that he were given his dates combined up and checked the website online earlier than the drawing had even came about.

“I was back on the website Friday, and the Lucky For Life numbers caught my eye. They were the numbers I always play, and that’s when it hit me that I had checked my ticket before the drawing had happened. I searched high and low for the ticket, but couldn’t find it anywhere until I went rifling through the trash,” he mentioned at a press convention Monday.

The ticket matched the entire balls drawn on Thursday evening: three, four, eight, 16, and 27. 

Once he learned he was once the massive winner, he known as his spouse, Wendy, in a state of euphoria. 

Wendy mentioned that the cash is a large lend a hand to the couple after Jeff confronted well being problems previous this year. 

“We’ve had a rough start to the year,” she mentioned. “Earlier this year, Jeff had a massive heart attack and actually died three times before they saved his life. We’re all so fortunate to still have him with us, and winning this prize means we can enjoy doing some fun things together that we couldn’t have afforded before.”

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Updated: April 12, 2019 — 9:17 pm

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