"The night after the drawing, I was scrolling through Facebook when I saw a news station had posted that someone in Kent County won the big jackpot," the woman told Michigan Lottery officials. "I started reading the article and realized it was won at the same store where I'd purchased my ticket. I quickly pulled my ticket out to check my numbers and realized I was the big winner. I instantly felt numb."
The woman decided to take winnings in a one-time lump-sum payment of $3.2 million, the Detroit Free Press reported. She said she would use the cash to pay off debts, travel and put the rest into a savings account, the newspaper reported.
"Winning a prize like this feels incredible," the player told Michigan Lottery officials.