A Michigan man has big plans for his jackpot winnings, but first, he said he’s “I’m going to buy a lot of cake” to celebrate, he told lottery officials.
The 44-year-old Tuscola County man won $260,975 in a Jan. 10 drawing, officials said. He won contest entries by playing BIG CA$H Second Chance jackpot games, according to the Michigan Lottery.
“When I saw an email from the Lottery informing me that I had won, an immediate feeling of relief came over me,” he told officials.
He plans to invest his winnings in real estate, according to lottery officials.
“Winning this award came at the perfect time! he told the Michigan Lottery.
A new drawing period begins at the start of each month. The next draw will take place on February 14.
Tuscola County is about 100 miles northwest of Detroit.
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