It has been a while since Mega Millions has made an announcement and shared the winning story of a lucky player. However, it is time to break the spell with a huge announcement about a player from Penn Yan.
The Mega Millions of officials are really excited about the Penn Yan player, as it had been such a long time since anyone from the particular area won large prize money.
The officials have revealed that the name of the player is Ignatius Scott who is a resident of Penn Yan. Despite all the hiccups and bumps in his life, the player has stayed loyal and has continued playing games for Mega Millions.
Although the player did not win the jackpot prize money for the game, he did manage to win the second top prize. Following the results of the draw, the player has won prize money worth $1,000,000.
Now that you are aware of the prize money, the Mega Millions of lottery officials have another surprise for you. According to the lottery officials, the player had participated in the lottery draw that was held back on June 7, 2021. From the lucky draw, the player managed to win huge prize money and he is now among the luckiest in the entire United States.
The numbers that the lottery officials drew for the particular draw were 53-32-25-17-15 and the Mega Ball they draw was 12. The player managed to match the 5 primary numbers and not the bonus ball, winning the second top prize.
Despite winning the prize back in June, the player made an appearance on October 10, 2021, to claim his prize. The player was given the option of either going for the one-time payment or installments. The player chose to go with the one-time payment receiving $651,000 prize money after tax deductions.
Scott informed the lottery officials that he had purchased his $1,000,000 prize-winning ticket from Byrne Dairy. The particular dairy is located at 216 Liberty Street, Penn Yan.
The player informed the lottery officials that he wanted to claim his prize money right after the win. However, he did not because there were some issues at his house that he knew he would end up wasting the prize money for. Therefore, he decided for the situation to pass and come under control and then he will show up to claim his prize money.
The player revealed that he also takes care of his brother at present who has just gotten back from service and is unemployed. Therefore, he is going to help him out with the money and get him set up. The player stated that both of them were very close and he is glad that he will be able to keep it that way.