LANCING, Michigan – A man from Brunch County won $ 25,000 a year for life playing Lucky For Life in the Michigan Lottery.
Richard Morrele compared five white balls drawn on December 16 to win $ 25,000 a year for life.
The Coldwater man bought his winning ticket to Super Liquor II on West Chicago Street in Coldwater.
“I looked at my ticket the day after the draw and thought it matched the four numbers, but decided to take it to the store to check again,” Moril said. “When I walked in, the store owner told me that the night before they had sold a winning Lucky for Life ticket. I told him it wasn’t me because it matched only four numbers. When he reviewed it and told me I was a big winner, I fainted! ”
The 62-year-old winner decided to receive his winnings in the form of a one-time lump sum payment of $ 390,000 instead of annuity payments of $ 25,000 over 20 years.
Morrill says he plans to use his winnings to buy a new car and help his family.