“Oh My God!” Florida Man Shane Missler Scoops $450 Million Lottery Jackpot
He’s just become one of America’s most eligible 20-year-olds!
Shane Missler from Florida has stepped forward to claim the $450 Mega Millions jackpot.
After finding out he had the winning numbers he posted on his Facebook last Friday: “Oh.My, God.”
Missler will take his winnings in a lump sum payout of $281.2 million after he bought his golden ticket with $10 he won from a scratch card.
Originally from New England the Boston the sports fan said: “’I intend to take care of my family, have some fun along the way”
It is the fourth largest jackpot in the 21-year history of the Mega Millions and the second largest jackpot won by a single ticket.
Missler’s huge win came just a day before a record setting $559 million Powerball drawing, with the lone winning ticket being sold in New Hampshire.
However, that winner has not yet come forward.
Lucky Missler bought the winning ticket at a 7-Eleven store a in Pasco County, Florida, buying five quick-pick Mega Millions tickets and one was the jackpot.
He revealed that he had taken a ‘crash course’ in financial management over the past week.
Missler added: “I’m only 20, but I hope to use it to pursue a variety of passions, help my family and do some good for humanity,’ Missler said in a statement.
“Although I’m young I’ve had a crash course this week in financial management and I feel so fortunate to have this incredible wealth and team behind me.”
Before landing the huge windfall he was he was a Verifications Specialist at Universal Background Screening Inc after attending community college in Massachusetts.
Since scooping the huge jackpot he has now quit his job.
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