Michigan Man Accidentally Bought Lotto Ticket and Won Mega Millions

Michigan man accidentally bought an extra Lotto ticket and won $2 Million. Samir Mazahem was about to buy only one ticket. While he purchased the first ticket, Samir realized that he forgot to save numbers as favorite to play in the future. He logged into the Michigan lottery app, and instead of saving the number, he bought an extra ticket. In an interview, he said to Michigan lottery that he was a bit disappointed after buying identical number tickets but didn’t bothered. When Mazhem logged into the application and saw that he had won $1 million for each ticket, the moments were shocking for him. 

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The Lotto Ticket 

One can find plenty of scratch-off and on-line games. There is a wide range of possibilities in terms of prize money. The lottery was initiated back in 1972. The first $1 million prizes was won by a 53-year-old man in 1973. In 2014, the Michigan Lottery revamped its website and provided an opportunity for players to buy scratch-off games virtually. The prize range of the online tickets varies and highly depends on the prize money. The player must be a Michigan resident and should physically present in the state while playing the Michigan Lottery. Last year in 2019, Manuel Franco won the Powerball Jackpot of $768 million. Over here, it needs to be mentioned that Powerball is the third-largest lottery in the United States. However, the ticket was only worth $10, and it rewarded Manuel $768 million. 

Michigan Man Accidentally Bought Lotto Ticket and Won Mega Millions

Samir Mazahem, who accidentally bought $2 worth ticket, has won $2 million. Samir purchased the second ticket accidentally while he was saving the numbers to play in the future, but it changed the course of history for the Michigan guy, and he became a millionaire. Mazahem’s destiny has changed from a single mistake after winning the mega-bucks. The mega-million draw takes place twice a week, and it costs around only $2 for participation. If the participants add $1, they will get eligible for “Megaplier, it will add non-jackpot prizes to their prize money.