Michigan man thanks $500,000 lottery win to ‘sign’ his movie star look-alike

A 26-year-old man from Genessee County, Michigan, is half a million dollars richer thanks to a “token” he says he took from his movie star doppelgänger.

The man, who chose to remain anonymous, according to the Michigan Lottery, said he was watching a movie in which the main character wins a big prize with a lottery ticket.

“The main character looked like me, so I took it as a sign to go buy a ticket,” he said.

He bought a Lucky No. $5 13 ticket at an EZ Stop Food Mart in Flint.

“Later that day I was with some friends and scratched open the card. When I saw that I had won $500,000, I couldn’t believe my eyes!” he said.

“I wanted to make sure what I saw was real before I shared the news with my friends, so I went to the bathroom to look at the card again. Once I confirmed what I saw, I called my friend to tell her the good news.”

With his award, he said he plans to take care of his children and go on vacation.

“I feel so blessed to have won this amount of money!” he said.

According to the Lottery, players have won more than $23 million on Lucky No since its launch in April 2023. 13. Prices range from $5 to $500,000.

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