(CBS DETROIT) – A woman from Bay County was “spooked” when she checked her Lotto 47 ticket on Halloween and found out that she had won a $1.63 million jackpot.
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The player, who chose to remain anonymous, matched the winning Lotto 47 numbers drawn Oct. 30: 04-07-12-13-30-32.
She bought the ticket at Dore’s Party Store, located at 2521 South Huron in Kawkawlin.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Tigers Legend Willie Horton on Career, Motor City & Overcoming COVID
“When I checked my ticket on Halloween, I really couldn’t believe what I was seeing,” said the 52-year-old player. “I made my husband double-check it just to be sure I wasn’t dreaming. You always think about winning, but I’m not sure I ever thought it would happen. It has definitely felt like a dream!”
The lucky player claimed her prize recently and chose to receive her winnings as a one-time lump sum payment of about $1.1 million rather than 30 annuity payments for the full amount.
She says she plans to use her winnings to invest in her retirement.MORE NEWS: Indiana Man Sentenced For Homicide, Robbery After Targeting LGBTQ Community In Metro Detroit
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