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GR Woman Wins Cash-For-Life

 
GR Woman Wins Cash-For-Life
Posted Thursday, June 26th 2014 @ 8am  by Michigan Radio Network

A Grand Rapids woman became the first player to win a $2 million top prize in the Michigan Lottery’s $2,000,000 CA$H instant game.

Lottery officials say Denise Skonieczny elected to take a one-time lump sum payment of more than $1.2 million. After taxes, she took home a check for about $897,000.

She bought her winning ticket at the Meijer gas station located at 3757 Plainfield Road Northeast in Grand Rapids.

Officials say Skonieczny has had a run of good luck lately when it comes to Lottery games. She recently won a pair of prizes for $1,500 playing her favorite game, Club Keno.

While on a break from her job on Tuesday, Skonieczny made a quick stop at the Meijer gas station. When she realized she had exactly $30 in her pocket, she decided to buy the $2,000,000 CA$H ticket that turned out to be a big winner.

With her winnings, Skonieczny plans to take a trip to Disney World, purchase a new car and home.

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