Hudson Valley Man Wins $1 Million From New York Supermarket
A Hudson Valley man is a millionaire thanks to a scratch-off ticket he bought in New York State.
On Monday, the New York State Lottery announced an Orange County man claimed his $1 million prize from a scratch-off ticket purchased in New York.
Enrique Rodriguez of Middletown claimed his $1,000,000 top prize on the 25X scratch-off ticket, a part of the X Series of games.
“You have to be in it to win it,” Rodriguez said after claiming his $1 million prize.
The lucky 25X ticket was purchased at Fine Fare Supermarkets located at 1136 Ogden Avenue in the Bronx, according to the New York State Lottery.
Rodriguez decided to receive his $1,000,000 prize as a single lump sum totaling $546,840 after required withholdings.
More Local Lotto Wins
Lydia Rios of New Windsor claimed her $1,000,000 second prize from a Mega Millions drawing, the New York State lottery confirmed earlier this month.
Rios received her prize as a single lump-sum payment totaling $651,000 after required withholdings, officials say.
"I plan to be smart with the money," Rios told lottery officials.
Her winning ticket was purchased at Blooming Grove Gas & Mart located at 800 Blooming Grove Turnpike in New Windsor, according to the New York State Lottery.
Hudson Valley Store Produces Four Recent Winning Lottery Tickets
A $500,000 top-prize winning ticket was sold for the PICK 10 Drawing on March 2 at the Smokes 4 Less in Dutchess County.
On Christmas Day at Smokes 4 Less on Main Street in Fishkill claimed a $50,000 winner in the Powerball drawing. The next week the same store sold another $50,000 winning Powerball ticket.
Another $50,000 winning Powerball ticket was sold at the Fishkill store on February 12.
Smokes 4 Less also sold a $1 million Powerball ticket last May.
New York Man May Be Luckiest Man in America
Last month, Juan Hernandez of Long Island picked up his $10 million check from the New York State Lottery.
This was his second $10 million lottery win in three years.
The lucky Nassau County man also won $10,000,000 from the New York State Lottery in 2019.
"I'm still trying to spend the $10M I won in '19," he told New York State lottery officials.