(CNN) — A fortunate Maryland man snagged a $25,000 lottery prize after enjoying the numbers on his youthful brother’s license plate.
The nameless Windsor Mill winner, who used the title “Huge Fish” to share his story, received the prize within the “Decide 5” sport, in keeping with the Maryland Lottery. He positioned eight 50-cent bets utilizing the numbers on his sibling’s license plate: 2, 6, 6, 6, and 4.
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His fortunate win got here within the March 29 night drawing. “Huge Fish” is a frequent lottery participant, mentioned the lottery.
Nonetheless, he was “completely shocked” at his win. He advised lottery officers that he “has no particular plans for his prize” in the intervening time, however he would possibly pay payments, pay for automotive upkeep, or share a number of the winnings along with his 5 siblings.
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The retailer the place “Huge Fish” bought his successful ticket, Liberty Wine & Spirits, may even obtain a $250 bonus.
The percentages of successful the $25,000 prize within the “Decide 5” sport are simply 1 in 100,000, in keeping with the lottery.
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