A LUCKY man has won a $1 million lottery jackpot – for the second time in just a year-and-a-half.
Rolf Rhodes, from Massachusetts, US, scored his second life-changing win in the ‘$4,000,000 Instant Jackpot’ game on Wednesday.
Rolf Rhodes has won a $1 million lottery jackpot – for the second time in just a year-and-a-half[/caption]
He opted to receive his $1 million payout in 20 annual installments, valued at $50,000 apiece before taxes, the lottery says.
Rolf bought his golden ticket at the Imperial Gas and Country Store in Mendon, which now gets $10,000 for selling the winning numbers.
He beat odds of 1-in-1.68 million to get the big win — although lottery officials are yet to reveal the odds of actually winning twice.
Rolf bagged his first massive win in the state’s ‘Hit $1,000’ instant game back in May 2018.
He chose to receive that prize in a one-time payment of $650,000 into his bank account.
Rolf bought his first winning ticket in Milford, Massachusetts, a town just next to Mendon.
It comes a week after a record-breaking EuroMillions jackpot totally £170m was paid out.
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The lucky punter matched all five main numbers – 07, 10, 15, 44, 49 – as well as the two lucky stars – 03, 12 – to become the country’s biggest ever winner.
They are now richer than singer Ed Sheeran, who is worth an estimated £160million and Adele who is worth around £150million.
The ticket holder is also better off than actress Helen Mirren and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.