New York: A man in Michigan, USA, got a lottery worth crores of rupees due to his small mistake. According to reports, this 56-year-old man named Sameer Mazhem had made a mistake while buying lottery tickets, but due to this he got a jackpot of 2 million dollars (Rs 14.7 crore). Describing this, Sameer said that he had bought 2 tickets of the same number by mistake. Sameer said, ‘I bought tickets online using the birthday numbers of my family members.’
‘I got angry at the mistake but then forgot’
Sameer further said, ‘After this I saved that number as my favorite. At that time I did not notice that by doing this I would have 2 lottery tickets with the same number set .’ He said that I once again bought the lottery of the same number, and when I noticed it, I got a little angry at my mistake. Sameer said that after a while everything became normal and I forgot about it later. He said that later my mistake led to a ruckus and after playing the draw of 01-05-09-10-23, I got a reward of one million dollars on each ticket.
‘I couldn’t believe it for a few days’
Sameer said that just a few days ago, when he once again logged into the app, he saw that there were two prizes of 10 million dollars in his name. He said, ‘At first I couldn’t believe it. It took me days to believe that I had actually won such a huge amount, and that too because of my own mistake.’ Sameer said that he would buy a new house with this money and save the rest for the future. He said that it is good to think that when I retire, I will have a lot of money in my bank account.