Racine man claims Wisconsin’s very first Mega Millions prize – Channel3000.com – WISC-TV3

17November 2020

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Pictured delegated right: Selia Kleine(District Leader at Kwik Trip ), Peter Barca (Wisconsin Department of Revenue Secretary), Cindy Polzin (Wisconsin Lottery Director), Jill Ricker (Mount Pleasant Kwik Trip Store Leader), June Schultz (Mount Pleasant Kwik Trip Store Leader), Steve Wrobel (Kwik Trip Public Relations). $119 Million was the advertised, estimated prize amount while $120 Million was the last annuity amount.

MADISON, Wis.– A Racine male declared a $120 million Mega Millions jackpot recently.

Adrian Tongson purchased the winning ticket at the Kwik Trip on 4924 Spring St. in Mount Pleasant.

A news release said he declared the benefit Nov. 10 for the Sept. 15 illustration. Tongson didn't understand he won the prize until he inspected his ticket several weeks after the illustration.

Tongson chose the money alternative of approximately $95 million and went house with about $65.2 million after federal and state taxes. He has because quit his job and is making plans for how to utilize his winnings.

The win is Wisconsin's first Mega Millions prize since the state debuted the game 10 years ago. However, over 60 $1 million winning tickets have been acquired in the state given that 2010.

“Regardless of just how much you spend, it just takes one ticket to win. That's what won it for me,” Tongson stated.

The Wisconsin Lottery stated the odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are 1 in 302,575,350.

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