New York man wins $10 million after buying lottery ticket every day for decades
By Todd Northrop
HARTSDALE, N.Y. — A 66-year-old man who is performed the lottery his complete grownup existence is the most recent lottery millionaire in New York.
Michael Marks has been enjoying the lottery in the similar retailer every day because the 1960s.
That patience paid off when he gained a $10,000,000 prize on a $10,000 a Week for Life scratch-off ticket he purchased whilst grabbing espresso at A-Plus within the Sunoco gasoline station at 17 N. Central Ave. in Hartsdale.
“This is my store,” Marks instructed the New York State Lottery. “I come in here every day for a cup of coffee and my scratch-off tickets.”
This time, he knew he’d gained one thing large when he scanned his ticket.
“The machine lit up and said big winner, see lottery agent,” he stated. “I asked the retailer for a pen, locked myself in the bathroom and signed the ticket.”
Marks opted to obtain his prize in annual installments of $520,000 a 12 months every 12 months for the remainder of his existence. He’ll obtain $349,336 a 12 months after withholdings.
“This really is amazing,” Marks stated. “I really haven’t given much thought to how I’ll spend the money yet. Right now, I just plan to enjoy life.”