20-year-old Florida man wins Mega Millions jackpot

Ceria Alfonso
Enero 13, 2018

The victor of last week's $450 million Mega Millions jackpot is a 20-year-old man from Port Richey, Florida, who spent $10 on five lottery tickets.

Shane Missler, of Port Richey, was the lone victor of the January 5 jackpot.

Mega Millions drawing. Given a recent Facebook post written by Missler, he was likely aware of his winnings last week.

Missler, from Port Richey, a suburb of Tampa, is the victor of the whopping $451 million Mega Millions prize, the Florida Lottery announced on Friday.

The 7-Eleven store that sold the winning ticket will receive a $100,000 bonus commission.

Missler "A believer in the power of a positive mindset, Shane wasn't really surprised that he had won", the Florida Lottery said.

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After learning he won, Missler said his first call was to his brother. "I look forward to the future". The money is to be paid to a trust, managed by Missler, under the name of "Secret 007, LLC".

The winning Mega Millions numbers were 28, 30, 39, 59, 70, and Mega Ball 10.

"I feel so fortunate to have this incredible wealth and team behind me", the statement continued.

The man, who worked as a verification specialist at a background screening firm - according to his Facebook - told the Tampa Bay Times he was going to "take care" of his family. The jackpot is the fourth-largest in Mega Millions history, and Missler is the sole victor.

The lucky person who bought the winning $560 million Powerball ticket in New Hampshire is still a mystery.

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