Game Loyalty Leads To $25,000 A Year Lucky For Life® Prize

Franklin Burdette of Minneapolis won a Lucky for Life® $25,000 a year for life prize on June 23 and after consulting with his tax person and a lawyer, he decided to take the cash option of $390,000.

Burdette said that Lucky for Life is the only lottery game he’s ever played because he always believed that he had a good chance to win.

Pump and Munch, located at 4401 Nicollet Ave. N. in Minneapolis, sold the winning ticket. The morning following the drawing, Burdette went back to the store. He first scanned the ticket using a ticket scanner available for player use. Burdette got a message instructing him to contact the Lottery so he took the ticket to the sales associate. When the sales associate scanned the ticket, he said, “You’re the guy who won!” Burdette explained.


Self-Proclaimed ‘Happy Man’ Cancels Vacations, Wins $25,000 A Year For Life Prize

A Cranston man will be receiving $25,000 a year for life! He initially came to the Lottery Headquarters thinking he won $1,000, but to his surprise he had won the Lucky for Life™ second top prize of $25,000 a year for life. He said he was supposed to be on vacation in Italy when he purchased the ticket, but he had to cancel his trip for health reasons. The winning numbers he played represent his winning bingo numbers from the week prior. He is delighted about his win. He said, “I always smile; I’m a happy man, and today even more so.” He purchased the winning ticket at Casali Liquor, 1776 Cranston St., Cranston.