Haitian Wins Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in Lottery
- Tuesday, April 03, 2012 1:47 PM
BALTIMORE, USA (defend.ht) - A 37 year old resident Haitian in Maryland, USA is one of three winners of the U.S. lottery "Mega Millions" of $ 640 million [US].
Reported by the Haiti Press Network, Mirlande Wilson was one of three out of 176 million players to win the jackpot. She picked the winning combination of 2-4-23-38-46, mega 23.
But the situation involving the winner and employees of McDonald's could become a legal nightmare. For according to her colleagues, Mirlande was also delegated to buy lottery tickets for several employees of the fast food restaurant and does not intend to separate the booty.
"I went and played separately," said Mirlande, insisting that she only bought one of three winning tickets across the country that divided a record $ 656 million payment.
The jackpot amount is unmatched in the world, has generated a veritable fever in all U.S. where players spent $ 1.5 billion in lottery tick.