Ypsilanti Man Wins $351,180 Fantasy 5 Jackpot with Fortune Cookie Numbers
The fortunate participant, who selected to stay nameless, matched the Fantasy 5 numbers drawn Friday to win the massive prize: 04-11-21-28-38. He purchased his profitable price tag on the Express Mart Party Shopp, positioned at 5490 West Michigan Avenue in Ypsilanti.
“I’ve been playing these numbers for a long time,” stated the 61-year-old participant. “I don’t consider after I were given that fortune cookie, however I do consider considering the numbers seemed fortunate, so I went with it.
“My daughter and granddaughter were over Saturday morning and we celebrated my granddaughter passing her driving test. After they left, I checked my ticket and got incredibly nervous when I saw I matched all five numbers. I had to convince everyone I was the winner because no one would believe me.”
The participant visited Lottery headquarters Monday to say his prize. With his winnings, he plans to assist members of the family, pay expenses, take a commute, after which save the remaining.
“I’m probably on the hook for a new car for my granddaughter. This is a lot of money and I’ve got to do the right thing with it,” the participant stated.
Each Fantasy 5 play is handiest $1. For an extra $1 in keeping with play, EZmatch could also be added to a Fantasy 5 price tag, giving gamers a possibility to win as much as $500 right away. For an extra $1 in keeping with play, Double Play could also be added to a Fantasy 5 price tag, giving gamers a 2nd probability to win as much as $110,000 within the nightly Double Play drawing. Fantasy 5 gamers make a selection 5 numbers from one to 39. Players who fit all 5 Fantasy 5 numbers drawn win a jackpot that begins at $100,000. Fantasy 5 drawings are held seven days per week at 7:29 p.m. Tonight’s Fantasy 5 jackpot is $115,000.