(CBS DETROIT) – A man from Wayne County is in disbelief after winning $500,000 playing Michigan Lottery’s Power 777 instant game.

Wayne County man wins $500,000 playing Michigan Lottery’s Power 777 Instant game. | Credit: Michigan Lottery

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The player purchased his ticket at the Speedway gas station, located at 31374 Schoolcraft Road in Livonia.

“I have always liked the number seven,” said the 65-year-old player. “I scratched this ticket off when I got back to my car, and I had to count the sevens on the ticket more than a few times. I ended up scanning it with the Lottery app on my phone to confirm it was a winner. It’s just unbelievable to be holding a piece of paper worth $500,000.”

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The player says that with his winnings he plans to share with family and donate to charities.

Tickets for Michigan Lottery’s 777 instant game are $5 and offer individuals a chance to win prizes that range from $5 to $500,000.

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