New York man will get $1 million from scratch card


August 27, 2023 | 2:41 p.m

A 57-year-old Brooklyn man lately received $1 million on a scratch card he purchased at a Harlem nook retailer, state lottery officers say.

Rodney Henderson is now getting 20 annual installments of $30,612 after successful his huge win within the New York Lottery’s “Strike It Wealthy!” recreation, in line with a press launch.

Henderson purchased his gold ticket from 477 Meals, additionally owned by Arkan Meals Corp. situated on the nook of West 134th Road and Lenox Avenue, lottery officers mentioned.

Henderson didn’t reply to Publish requests for remark Sunday.

However a bodega worker, Maged Ahmed, 49, instructed The Publish he was shocked to be taught the shop had offered the ticket.

“We didn’t even know till now!” mentioned Ahmed. “They didn’t even ship a letter.”

This Manhattan bodega offered a $1 million scratch card. GNMiller/NYPost Retailer workers are thrilled that their bodega has been efficiently offered.GNMiller/NYPost

Ahmed doesn’t know Henderson personally however mentioned he hopes the win will encourage others to get tickets there.

“In the event that they really feel the shop brings good luck, they arrive in for even higher luck,” Ahmed mentioned. “An increasing number of individuals are coming and extra individuals wish to play.”

Others envied Henderson’s extraordinary luck.

Bobby Carter, a 42-year-old Complete Meals worker, was requested if he was jealous and replied, “Sure, I’m!

A 57-year-old man received the grand prize within the state’s Strike It Wealthy! scratch-off recreation competitors. New York Lottery A single scratch ticket introduced a fortunate man from Brooklyn $1 million.New York Lottery

“Why shouldn’t it’s me?” Carter mentioned. “I at all times play the lottery day-after-day. I don’t have time to work all my life.”

However he noticed the advantages for the small mother and pop market.

“Now you may have extra clients!” he mentioned to Ahmed.

The New York Lottery is the continent’s largest and most worthwhile lottery and donated $3.7 billion in assist of public schooling in upstate New York final fiscal 12 months, officers mentioned.

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