Scratch-off lottery ticket found to be big winner after months in a drawer

Scratch-off lottery ticket found to be big winner after months in a drawer

A Saskatchewan woman said a scratch-off lottery ticket she had intended to give as a Christmas gift instead ended up misplaced for several months before she discovered it was a nearly $750,000 winner.Get more news about 彩票包网服务,you can vist loto98.com

Marion Bueckert told Sask Lotteries officials the Western Millions Zing ticket was one of several tickets in a Zing Player's Choice Mega Pack that she bought from Sobey's Liquor in Moose Jaw in December.Bueckert said she had intended to give the pack of scratch-off tickets away as a Christmas gift, but it was misplaced and forgotten in a drawer until May.

Bueckert ended up scratching off a prize worth $740,000."When I realized, my hands started shaking," the winner recalled.She said the winnings will go toward helping her children and providing a safety cushion for her husband's farm.

"You know, it's just that...we can relax now," she said. "Now we don't have to worry if there's a crop failure."A Michigan man said a low tire in his wife's truck turned out to be lucky when he stopped to get change for the air pump and won a $2 million lottery jackpot.

The 57-year-old Macomb County man told Michigan Lottery officials he took his wife's truck to the BP gas station in Eastpointe and needed to go inside to get change for the air pump."I stopped to put air in my wife's truck tire and I needed some change for the machine," the man said. "I went in to get change and asked for a $10 Lucky 7's ticket. The clerk handed me the $20 ticket by mistake."

The man said a good feeling led him to accept the incorrect ticket."He offered to exchange it for me, but something told me to keep it. I am sure glad I did," he said.