A father and son from Queens are thanking their lucky numbers right about now after a $10 million lotto win.
Chang Tong Chen, a chef from Queens, New York, was preparing to make Sunday dinner, when he decided to quickly nip out to Pimacare Plus Pharmacy to buy lottery tickets before it was too late.
When he got there he immediately wanted got attracted to the number 8 on the $10,000 A Week For Life ticket because number 8 is his lucky number.
“I felt like I was going to win,” he admitted to officials at a press conference where they presented him with his $10 million cheque.
But, it wasn’t to be. After he scatched off – he ended up not winning anything.
The very next ticket however, did have he’s son’s lucky number, No.7, so instead of giving up, he took another chance as he couldn’t shake the feeling that he was about to get lucky.
He once again scratched off the ticket – and there it was!
The minute he realised that he had won, he ran straight home to tell his family the amazing news.
His 16-year-old son, said, “He knew he won but wasn’t sure about the amount,” as he ran into the house still holding the ticket worth $10,000 a week, for the rest of his life.
Chen opted to receive his winnings as a lump sum payment totalling $5.1 million after taxes.
His son went on to say that his father is not a squanderer and will definitely spend his winnings wisely. Mr. Chen said that he would like to buy a new house, go on a well-deserved vacation with his wife and put money aside for a comfortable retirement.
After winning the $5.1 million, Mr Chen’s retirement looks like it got a whole lot sweeter for the Queens chef and his family.
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