SACRAMENTO (CBS SF) – A Bay Area man is now a millionaire after winning $3 million with a single California Lottery scratcher ticket purchased in the East Bay, according to lottery officials.
Salvador Reyna recently purchased his winning $5 “Set for Life Scratchers” ticket at the 7-Eleven store located at 40820 Fremont Boulevard in Fremont, according to a California Lottery press release.READ MORE: VIDEO: Cars Impounded for Reckless Driving Following Daytime Oakland Sideshow
Since Reyna won the top prize of the game, he has been given the option of either receiving $10,000 a month for 25 years or taking the lump-sum cash option of $1,740,000.READ MORE: Judge Sentences Former Salinas Gang Member To 9 Years After Crime Spree
Reyna’s odds of winning the $3 million prize were 1 in 4,824,784.MORE NEWS: San Francisco Real Estate: Long-Time Tenants Get $475,000 Buyout To Move Out Of Apartment
No other information about Reyna was available.