Father goes out to buy milk for his children and wins a million dollars

A father went out to buy milk for his children and came back with something better. He won a million dollars. The odds of winning it were...

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  • A father went out to buy milk for his children and came back with something better.
  • He won a million dollars.
  • The odds of winning it were one in 1.63 million.

This family man never imagined what awaited him when he went out to buy chocolate milk for his children at a 7-Eleven in the state of Virginia. Once in the store, he decided to buy a lottery ticket.

Dennis Willoughby, the lucky winner from North Chesterfield, could not believe what was happening in front of his eyes. Once he finished scratching the ticket, he realized it was the Platinum Jackpot worth one million dollars.

Father went out to buy milk and came back with a million

Family man goes out to buy milk and earns a million dollars
Photo: Twitter

Virginia Lottery’s official Twitter account posted the following: “This Virginia dad really earned his ‘#1 Dad’ mug when he returned home with chocolate milk AND a $1,000,000 winning Platinum Jackpot scratcher!”

The photograph posted on Twitter shows the winner smiling and holding his check. According to the date that can be read, it was delivered on December 13. What an excellent way for his family to end their 2021. Filed under: Father Wins Million Dollars

The father’s winning ticket was from the Platinum Jackpot

Father goes out to buy milk for his children and returns with a million dollars
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The Platinum Jackpot offers a one million dollar prize. The amount is usually distributed in annual payments over 30 years. The winners also have the option to receive a lump sum payment of $640,205 before taxes, the news outlet Medio Tiempo reported.

Once Dennis Willoughby was informed of his options, he chose to take the second one and he received a huge check for $640,205. Filed under: Father Wins Million Dollars

The odds of winning were one in 1.63 million

Father goes out to buy milk for his children and returns with a million dollars
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Citing Telemundo, Virginia state authorities said that the odds of winning the famous lottery prize were one in 1.63 million. This proves that whoever wins it is undoubtedly a lucky person.

The Virginia Lottery also told the media that Willoughby was the second person to win the Platinum Jackpot scrather. There are three winning tickets, so there is still one more million dollar ticket waiting for another lucky individual. Filed under: Father Wins Million Dollars

Netizens’ reaction to the father’s jackpot

Father goes out to buy milk for his children and returns with a million dollars
Photo: Twitter

After winning, Dennis received all kinds of comments on Twitter. Many wished him and his family an amazing Christmas. Others simply congratulated him. Some posted criticisms, noting that the winners were almost always from the same region.

“I’m so happy for him. A wonderful Christmas for a dad.”

“Congratulations to him! Here in North Carolina, they get 30 to 31% off taxes, plus something you may owe.”

“Lower parts of Virginia always have winners. I think there are more winning scratch-offs in the lower parts of the state!”

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