Thursday, June 5, 2014

Better Late than Never for Mega Millions Winner

A US Mega Millions player from Whitmore Lakes, Michigan, visited the Michigan Lottery headquarters in Lansing earlier this week and presented a winning ticket just four days before it was due to expire.

Susan Christensen won $250,000 for matching five numbers in the June 7, 2013, Mega Millions drawing and when she finally claimed her prize on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, she told lottery staff she discovered the ticket while checking through her purses.

Now she's got a little more money to fill her purses Christensen plans to set up a trust fund for her children and grandchildren.