Homeless man wins $500,000 on scratch card

 
Related

Netflix will pay you $2,000 week to travel and take instagram photos

Stories
444 points

Couple Adopts A Neglected Orphan Girl Despite The Warnings

Stories
1090 points



Most recent

Mom pranks her son on his 8th birthday

Viral things
258 points

Eye-catching NuBike goes with drive levers instead of a chain

Health at home
20 points

Students play dead in the classroom to prank their teacher

Puyol Mos
424 points

Profitable Giants Like Amazon Pay $0 in Corporate Taxes. Some Voters Are Sick of It

Technology news
16 points
SHARE
TWEET
A homeless man plans to turn his life around after winning $500,000 (£332,000) on a scratch card.

Homeless man wins $500,000 on scratch card

Michael Engfors, who has been sleeping rough for six years after he lost his business and went through a divorce, scooped the prize on a £10 ticket.

The 61-year-old says he now plans to use the money to reconnect with his estranged daughter, who he hasn't seen for over 20 years.

Jeremy Kowalis, who works at the Aspen Homeless Shelter in Colorado where Mr Engfors has been staying, said: "It couldn't have happened to a better person."

Speaking to NBC station KUSA, he added: "Michael has seen a bottom that has pushed him right to the edge, but he never gave up.

"He knew that if he kept pushing on, eventually his luck would change."

The Colorado Lottery said the odds of hitting the top prize in its Eternal Splendor scratch game are 840,000 to 1.

Fuente: www.itv.com
SHARE
TWEET
To comment you must log in with your account or sign up!
Featured content