Millbrae Man Wins $750,000 Off $10 Scratchers Ticket

MILLBRAE (CBS SF) — A 21-year-old man won $750,000 from a $10 lottery ticket he bought at a gas station in Millbrae, lottery officials said Friday.

Dominic Gomez bought the ticket at the 76 gas station at 5 El Camino Real. The $750,000 sum is the top prize given for the $10 Mystery Crossword Scratchers tickets, California Lottery said.

“I’m really calm right now, but this is about to change my life,” Gomez said in a statement.

Lottery officials said that $10 Mystery Crossword Scratchers are part of an effort to give out more prizes and more money to public education.

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