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: Hung Jury In Trial of Danville Deputy Andrew Hall Over Laudemer Arboleda Killing; Guilty On Gun Assault
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: 3 Palo Alto Animal Shelter Employees Charged Over Puppy Deaths During Transport
Reyna’s odds of winning the $3 million prize were 1 in 4,824,784.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Pleasant Hill In-N-Out Burger Shut Down for Repeatedly Defying COVID Health Order
No other information about Reyna was available.