(Tallahassee, FL) – A 20-year-old Florida man is claiming a 450-million-dollar Mega Millions jackpot. Lottery officials say Shane Missler bought the sole winning ticket last week at a 7-Eleven in Port Richey, where he lives. In a brief statement yesterday, Missler said he “wasn’t really surprised” because he had “a feeling” that he might win.
Missler plans to use the windfall to take care of his family, plan for the future and have some fun. It’s the fourth largest Mega Millions jackpot on record.
Lottery officials said Missler opted for the lump sum payment of nearly 282-million-dollars which will be paid to a trust set up in his name.