BankrollMob Bingo News

dec
16

Man wins $1M Lottery Prize after Heart Surgery, Winning Ticket a Gift in Get-Well Card

Tags: big win, lottery.
Posted on 16 December 2021 by "T".

A Massachusetts man recovering from open-heart surgery won $1 million on a scratch-off ticket in a get-well card from a friend.

After he underwent a double-bypass heart surgery last month, Alexander McLeish's childhood friend Larry gave him a get-well card and included three instant lottery tickets.

There was something very special about this winning ticket of his.

As he started to scratch the "Your Letters" area, McLeish first unveiled the letters A, W and M, which are exactly his initials, according to a press release from the Massachusetts State Lottery.

To make things even more interesting, the word he unveiled on the bottom row was "heart".

He ended up winning the second top-prize for the $5,000,000 100X Cashword instant ticket game, in which people can earn more money for how many complete words they find.

Before McLeish shared the incredible news, he made sure his eyes weren't playing tricks on him. He said, "We double-checked it, triple-checked and quadruple-checked it. It was a little bit of disbelief at first but then it settled in and it was like, wow, I can't believe this happened, you know?"

McLeish, who had already claimed his prize - a one-time payout of $650,000 before taxes - said this is not really the first time he's won a prize from a scratch-off ticket.

McLeish actually won a $1,000 prize several years back, thanks to the very same friend, who got him a ticket as a birthday gift.

When asked what he's going to do with the windfall, McLeish said he doesn't plan on using it all on himself. He will give some to his children as well as his good friend Larry, and fund a trip to the Bahamas that he had booked before the big win.

Source: https://www.insider.com/man-gifted-lottery-ticket-after-open-heart-surgery-won-million-2021-12

 


« Bingo News   /   Comment on this news »

Related Articles:

32 comments on "Man wins $1M Lottery Prize after Heart Surgery, Winning Ticket a Gift in Get-Well Card"

Displaying only the 25 latest comments. To view all comments, please visit the forum thread:
» Man wins $1M Lottery Prize after Heart Surgery, Winning Ticket a Gift in Get-Well Card


 CALICUL18/12/2021 21:44:25 GMT
yes, but not people are very lucky...
 ligador3718/12/2021 22:34:00 GMT
Posted by subsonic:
This man is very lucky in many ways! Open heart surgery is a very serious procedure. The other is that he won so much money in the lottery.. I think this is the begining of a new life for Alexander, both in healt and finance!! In my opinion he deserved it! Thumbs Up


It's amazing how from one moment to another your life can change so much. Regardless of how your economic situation was prior to the money earned, being in poor health (with their respective expenses) and recovering in a short time, and at the same time earning so much money, without a doubt that it changes.
You take on a new meaning in life. It's kind of a sign I guess
 CALICUL18/12/2021 22:34:21 GMT
every man has a chance but unfortunately only few win
 geseco1220/12/2021 02:10:34 GMT
so it is friend many participate in this raffle and few are the lucky ones to win great millionaire prizes, congratulations to this gentleman, a great thrill to be the winner of a million dollars, incredible.
 dule-vu20/12/2021 05:43:27 GMT
for few bucks to win 1 million and to have luck after this big surgery,this is something that happen once in life!
 damosk20/12/2021 10:11:56 GMT
WOW!

That is one hell of a win. What are the chances of that?

Not only buying the card as a gift for someone else but then that ticket being a hug winner. Image being the person who made the gift. What if you had bought two tickets at the same time and had chosen which one to keep and which one to gift! WOW! What a feeling. Mixed emotions I guess but that’s how it goes.

Good luck to everyone who gets tickets in your Christmas cards this year!
 CALICUL20/12/2021 10:29:07 GMT
some people have a huge of luck
 geseco1221/12/2021 03:29:48 GMT
We all want to win a millionaire prize someday, it is not easy, you must be perseverant to achieve some things, these players are the ones who participate more, they try much more to have a greater chance of winning big.
 dule-vu21/12/2021 05:49:47 GMT
its great when somebody who have this kind of problems in life,gets money and that he can enjoy for some time now!
 geseco1222/12/2021 03:42:21 GMT
it is always a funny thing when you are going through difficult times, for health problems, and you think everything is going to go wrong comes calm and joy, this effect happened to this gentleman, and it is to celebrate, good for him.
 antonis32122/12/2021 03:57:03 GMT
He has won a lot of money , now ha can accomplish some of his wishes . Share some money with his childhood friend who gifted him this tickets . Very lucky indeed , I am talking about his friend , or maybe unlucky if he gifts all the time winning tickets , and keeps for himself the losing ones , lol
 dule-vu22/12/2021 05:56:47 GMT
this money will help him in life for sure and it come in great time!
 dule-vu23/12/2021 07:49:24 GMT
he "lost" lot of money with this one-time payout and maybe best option would be that he get this 1 million in few years payout,but on this way he gave lot on tax!but its good that money goes to somebody who really need it and who had hard time with this surgery!
 ligador3723/12/2021 13:37:54 GMT
The amount of money that they take from you in the USA when they win the lottery is impressive. In this case I do not know how long they would pay all the money, but from what I have read the main lottery (the one that can win a figure of more than one billion) you can prefer the single payment (with taxes) or payments annually up to 30 years!
Perhaps in this case you decided to use the one-time payment to enjoy the money, or to invest it.
 dule-vu23/12/2021 13:38:33 GMT
maybe it would be better for him to get every year some amount then on this way,but its on him!
 geseco1223/12/2021 13:40:59 GMT
it is true, in the united states the taxes are crazy, but at least you have managed to win the big prize and therefore you can enjoy it without any doubt, of course it should not be like that, but the law is like that, there are other countries that do not charge much, and others do not even charge taxes.
 CALICUL23/12/2021 13:41:06 GMT
the taxes in USA are high because there are many thieves...
 ligador3723/12/2021 13:44:33 GMT
Posted by geseco12:
it is true, in the united states the taxes are crazy, but at least you have managed to win the big prize and therefore you can enjoy it without any doubt, of course it should not be like that, but the law is like that, there are other countries that do not charge much, and others do not even charge taxes.

In my country, when someone wins the lottery or the big prizes of other games of chance, they have to pay 5%. It is very little, but it still annoys people having to pay any kind of money to the state. Of course, the amounts that can be earned here are not even close to those in the USA. And here the payment is unique.
 CALICUL23/12/2021 13:44:42 GMT
a very lucky man after an operation and it is good that he did not have great emotions ...

------------
it is not easy to have such luck after an operation, because you can have a shock and after that you will have big problems again or even die. This man is very lucky right now and i hope that he will spend the money healthily.
 geseco1224/12/2021 17:44:32 GMT
we should always play the lottery to have the chance to win the big millionaire prize, I believe that those who win deserve it, because they play every day, they have more chances to win, but also spend, do not expect to win when you play very little, but if you have seen news that people have succeeded.
 CALICUL24/12/2021 17:45:01 GMT
it is very difficult in the lottery but not impossible
 subsonic25/12/2021 13:04:14 GMT
In Hungary, in one of the lottery games called the "Hatoslottó", the numbers are from 1 to 45 and you can mark six numbers. in the case of a hit all six numbers the main prize is 3150000000 HUF, ie approx. 8534043 EUR. The price of the ticket is only 300 HUF (0.82 EUR)!

 dule-vu25/12/2021 13:24:50 GMT
This is big prize for such a low stake!just play it!
 geseco1228/12/2021 01:59:37 GMT
Many of the people I know try their luck in the lottery with just a few cents and are lucky enough to win money sometime, I think these games are always very exciting because there is a lot of money at stake.
 dule-vu28/12/2021 02:01:22 GMT
This games are popular in every part of world because with small amount you can win big!

Write a comment:

You must be logged in, to comment on news...

Disclosure: BankrollMob may earn a commission based on the advertisement material on this site. #AD

© 2022 BankrollMob.com - All Rights Reserved CONTACT | ABOUT | PRIVACY & COOKIE POLICY | TERMS & CONDITIONS | NEWSLETTER | AFFILIATES | REPORT SPAM | ADVERTISING