This 20yrs Old Man Just Won A Massive $451m Lottery Jackpot

A 20-year-old from Florida says he plans to “have some fun” after being named sole winner of a $451m lottery jackpot.

Shane Missler matched five numbers and a bonus ball to scoop the fourth largest win in the US game’s history.

He opted to receive a one-time payment –

$282m, instead of the full amount over a longer period of time.

BBC reports that Missler said he had a feeling he could win on the night of the Mega Millions draw, says a press release.

Minutes after the draw a week ago he posted on Facebook: “Oh. My. God.

Missler presented his winning ticket at the state lottery headquarters
in Tallahassee on Friday, accompanied by his father and a lawyer.

He said he has big plans for his winnings.

only 20, but I hope to use it to pursue a variety of passions, help my
family and do some good for humanity,” said Mr Missler, according to the

He told the Tampa Bay Times: “I intend to take care
of my family, have some fun along the way and cement a path for
financial success so that I can leave a legacy far into the future.”

His lawyer said his client had “retired” from his job at a company that carried out employment background checks.

young man bought the winning ticket at a 7-Eleven in his hometown of
Port Richey, 40 miles (64km) north of Tampa, using a “Quick Pick” option
that selects the numbers randomly.

The winning numbers were 28, 30, 39, 59, and 70 with a “Mega Ball” of 10.

there is one thing I have learned thus far in my short time on this
earth, it is that those who maintain a positive mindset and stay true to
themselves get rewarded,” Mr Missler said.

“I look forward to the future.”


Tony Orji

Dr. Tony Orji is the founder and owner of Success Tonics Blog. He is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Economics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

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