Man Finds Lost $150K Lottery TICKET Before Expiration

Man Finds Lost $150K Lottery TICKET Before Expiration

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A man from Michigan, United States collected a $150,000 Powerball prize after a mishap.

According to news agency United Press International, the lucky bettor almost missed out on the jackpot.

Anil Philip said he lost the winning ticket and did not find it again until just days before it expired.

Philip decided not to claim his prize right away after learning he had won $150,000.

“I won the prize right when COVID-19 hit, so I decided to wait to claim the prize,” he shared in an interview.

Philip, however, ended up misplacing the winning lottery ticket and just found it a few days ago.

“I was so relieved and excited to have found it just in time before it expired,” Philip told reporters.

Meanwhile, a man from Virginia unknowingly left his lottery ticket in his vehicle’s glove box for nearly two months.

According to various news reports posted online, the ticket earned him a $100,000 jackpot.

Felton Lumpkin he found the ticket just recently while going through the glove box in his vehicle.

Lumpkin bought it from the Sheetz store in North Chesterfield nearly two months earlier.

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