TROY (WKZO) -- Michigan has a new multi-millionaire thanks to the Mega Millions jackpot, but it took him a few weeks to find out he was the winner.
Dick Zelasko bought the ticket and put it in his wallet on July 5th, and didn’t think much more about it.
He ran it through a Lottery self-scanner and got the message a couple of times that he could contact the Lottery, but still didn’t follow through.
When the man from Troy finally did check the numbers, it showed he was literally sitting on $80-million dollars.
He says he plans to buy a new home and a car, help out his family and just take it easy and enjoy the peace of mind that kind of money can buy.