You’ll run in to the mini mart, grab a couple items, then see the canvas of scratch offs behind the counter. Sure, you’ll grab a few with the hope of getting $5, 10, maybe $20 bucks, but certainly you’re not thinking of retirement as your scratching off the numbers.
It’s the same thing with the Mega Millions. The jackpot gets to an extraordinary amount, we buy a few tickets just so we don’t miss out. That’s probably what was going through Ronald Skinner’s mind back in July of 2022.
Skinner, who is from Corinth, bought his Mega Millions ticket at the Cumberland Farms on Maple Street. When his numbers hit on July 26th, he was a second prize winner for a cool ONE MILLION.
He took a lump sum prize of $651,000 and plans to use the money to purchase a new home. A home that’s likely to be pretty dapper. Congrats Ronald!