A Michigan man who won the state lottery’s Fantasy 5 drawing and won $376,564 attributed his good fortune to the research he did to determine the winning numbers.
The 59-year-old Macomb County man, who chose to remain anonymous, told Michigan Lottery officials he did serious research before buying his ticket for the July 31 Fantasy 5 drawing at D Brothers Party store in Roseville.
“I play Fantasy 5 when the jackpot gets a little higher,” the man explained. “I used to always play easy picks, but then I started studying the numbers and playing what came out the most frequently, and it worked!”
The player eventually chose the numbers 05-07-18-36-38 and waited.
“That night, I watched the drawing, and the numbers appeared to be quite familiar. I went to the kitchen to get my ticket, and as I was reading it, I kept thinking to myself, ‘No way is this happening to me,’ “He remembered.
The player’s diligence was rewarded with a $376,564 jackpot. The winner stated that he intends to travel and invest his prise money in the future.