Woman wins $25,000 a year for life from Michigan Lottery game Lucky For Life
Shayla Kauflin, a 39-year-old woman from Warren, Michigan, has experienced an incredible stroke of luck after purchasing her first-ever Lucky For Life lottery ticket.
She bought the ticket online at MichiganLottery.com on October 9 and ended up winning the grand prize of $390,000 by matching the five white balls.
"I had never bought a Lucky For Life ticket before," Kauflin shared with the Michigan Lottery.
"When I was purchasing my Powerball tickets online, I noticed the Lucky For Life game and thought, 'Why not?' So, I bought $10 worth of tickets."
The following day, Shayla Kauflin checked her lottery app and was overwhelmed with joy when she discovered her $390,000 win.
Excited and in disbelief, she immediately called her husband, David Kauflin, who was initially startled by her screams and tears of happiness.
"Winning is beyond words," Kauflin expressed to local lottery officials. "It feels like a massive burden has been lifted off my shoulders.
It may not be enough money to change the world, but it's certainly enough to change my world."
Instead of opting for annuity payments of $25,000 annually for 20 years, she chose a one-time lump sum payment.
With her newfound winnings, she plans to take her family to Disney and wisely invest the rest.
This unexpected windfall has given her the opportunity to create lasting memories with her loved ones and secure her financial future.
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