A Wayne County woman wants to give her husband a gift after her recent big lottery win -- early retirement.
The 60-year-old woman, who chose to remain anonymous, won one of the Red Hot Millions instant game's top prizes worth $1 million, according to the Michigan Lottery.
"I scratched the ticket off and just kept thinking that what I was experiencing couldn't be real," she told the Michigan Lottery. "I have played instant games for years, and never really expected to win this much. It's stunning!"
She purchased her $10 ticket at Mike's Beverage Warehouse located at 20055 Van Born Road in Taylor.
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She opted to receive a one-time lump sum payment of about $634,000 instead of 30 annuity payments for the full amount.
With the money, she plants to pay off her house and help her husband retire early.
"Winning has lifted a weight off my shoulders and means I can enjoy the time I have left here with my family," she said.
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