Month of May proves lucky for $250,000 winner!

5.7.12 Reyes Ypsilanti $250k MM

Rojelio Reyes of Ypsilanti claims $250,000 from the 05/07/2012 Mega Millions drawing

May has been a great month for Rojelio Reyes and his family. His daughter was accepted into a Master’s Degree program at college; and on the same day his son surprised him by getting married, he found out he had matched five numbers and won Mega Millions for $250,000!

Reyes, who lives in Ypsilanti, discussed with his wife what they should do with their new fortune. “We will pay bills and help with college costs,” said the lucky winner. Mrs. Reyes is also hoping to take a vacation cruise.

The winning ticket was sold at Willow Run Liquor located at 49365 S Interstate 94 Service in Belleville.

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