A Hillsdale County man has opted to remain anonymous after he won a half-million-dollars playing the Michigan Lottery.
The 74-year-old purchased his winning “Lucky No. 13” ticket at Sand Lake Party Store on South Bunn Road last month.
He told lottery officials he was cashing in a $40 winning ticket and used the winnings to buy more tickets.
The man said he initially thought he had won $500, so he put on his glasses and took a second look.
That’s when he realized he had won $500,000,
The player said he plans to use the money to pay bills and complete some home improvements.