A MICHIGAN woman won a $1.6million lottery jackpot after listening to her mom’s advice — here’s how her mom helped win her fortune.
The Wayne County woman, who has not revealed her identity, won a Lucky 7s Fast Cash jackpot from the Michigan Lottery.
In total, the anonymous winner, received a whopping $1,682,998.
The 37-year-old woman purchased her winning ticket on December 18, 2021 —thanks to the help of her mom.
The lucky lotto player told Michigan Lottery Connect: “I was out with my mom and playing Club Keno.
“My mom told me that the Fast Cash jackpot was more than $1.6 million and suggested I give that game a try.”
She bought the winning ticket at Flappers Café at 722 Southfield Road in Lincoln Park, Michigan.
The winner told MI Connect: “I bought a couple tickets and won a few bucks and decided to buy one more with my winnings.”
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She continued: “That was when I won the jackpot. I was so excited; I really wasn’t sure how to react.
“I called the bar owner over and told him I had won and asked him to scan the ticket for me.
“He confirmed that I had won, and I just couldn’t believe what was happening.”
After claiming her money at Lottery headquarters, the anonymous woman is planning to pay off her student loans, buy a new home, and bring her son to Disney World.
She also plans to save the remaining amount of money.
According to MI Lottery: “Fast Cash games are a series of instant-win games that print from terminals at Lottery retailers.
“Fast Cash tickets range in price from $2 per play up to $20 per play.
“Fast Cash games offer a progressive jackpot that can be won instantly.
“Every Fast Cash ticket gives players a chance to win all or part of the progressive jackpot.”
There are 10 available Fast Cash games, which all pour into the same jackpot.
The games are listed as: Wild Time Progressive, 20X The Cash, Diamond Wild Time Progressive, Diamond Wild Time Progressive, Money Match, Mega Money Match, Doubler Wild Time Progressive, Jackpot Slots, Lucky 7s, Super Lucky 7s, Jumbo Jackpot Slots.
MI Lottery explains that Fash Cash games can be purchased at 10,500 retailers across Michigan.