26-year-old Michigan woman tracks ‘gut feeling’, wins $ 1 million Mega Millions award

LANSING, MI – A Macomb County woman trusted her instincts and it led to a million dollar Mega Millions win earlier this year. Rnysha Woods, from New Haven, says she often plays the lottery, but something told her to gamble a little more than usual before stopping to buy her tickets.

“I play Mega Millions a lot, but I had an unusual ‘instinct’ telling me to buy tickets for the next draw,” said Woods. “I bought several tickets and checked them out right after the draw. When I saw that I had matched five digits, I couldn’t believe it. I just started screaming, ‘We are rich!’ “

Woods, 26, matched the five white numbers drawn – 03-11-12-38-43 – for the January 15 draw to win a million dollar prize. Woods purchased his winning ticket at the Sunoco gas station, located at 58955 Gratiot Avenue in New Haven.

“Winning an award like this is amazing. I still can’t believe it, ”said Woods.

Woods recently went to the lottery headquarters in Lansing to claim her prize and said she plans to use the money to take care of her family.

For the latest information on the Michigan Lottery, visit the official Michigan Lottery website, which also offers more information on instant tickets, raffles and other lottery games.

The last Michigan player to win a Mega Millions or Powerball jackpot was Cristy Davis of Waterford who won $ 70 million playing Powerball in February. With her earnings, Davis said she plans to buy a new house and a new car.

And while she was the lucky winner, it makes sense for players to check their tickets immediately as the winner worth $ 1 million sold to Hartland. in 2019 was not claimed. The ticket was purchased at Hartland Speedway, but the winner never showed up to claim the prize. Instead, the money went to the State Educational Assistance Fund.

If you want to be the next Michigan player to win a huge lottery prize, take take a look at these tips by lottery expert Richard Lustig. The author of “Learn How to Increase Your Chances of Winning the Lottery” has won over $ 1 million in Florida by winning top jackpots in smaller games.

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