A couple from Louisiana, in the south of the United States, cleaned their house to greet the family on this Thanksgiving Day and discovered an old lottery ticket, which expires. When checking the numbers they could not believe: with all the successful they were the winners of 1.8 million dollars.
On June 6, the lucky ticket for the state lottery was bought by Harold and Tina Ehrenberg. They were able to get a prize when only two weeks left from the 180-day limit.
The couple looked at the lottery site and found that one of their tickets matches all the numbers shown in one of the pictures. After discounting the taxes, Ehrenbergs take home $ 1.27 million, which they plan to save for retirement.
“We continue to check the numbers again and again,” said Harold Ehrenberg.
Realizing that they had won the prize, fear began to invade Mr. Herenberg, suspecting that they missed the deadline to receive the prize. “I’ve been waiting for something to go wrong,” he said.
Winning numbers for the draw on June 6 were 03-07-30-31-35-38. The store where they purchased it received a unique bonus of $ 17,948.07, which is 1% of the winnings.
“We have no plans to buy something crazy or make a big trip,” explained Tina Ehrenberg.
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