20-Year-Old Florida Man Claims $451M Mega Millions Jackpot

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A 20-year-old from Florida says he plans to "have some fun" after being named sole victor of a $451m (£330m) lottery jackpot.

Shane Missler turned in the winning ticket Friday afternoon at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee for the fourth-largest prize in Mega Millions history, the Tampa Bay Times reported.

- The sole victor of the $451 million Mega Millions jackpot has stepped forward to claim his prize.

A believer in the power of a positive mindset, Shane wasn't really surprised that he had won.

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Missler purchased the winning ticket at a 7-Eleven convenience store in Port Richey, using the "Quick Pick" option, meaning that numbers were randomly chosen. His brother was the first person he called after learning of the extraordinary news, before telling his father the next morning, the Lottery reported.

His lawyer said his client had "retired" from his job at a company that carried out employment background checks.

The winning numbers were 28, 30, 39, 59, and 70 with a "Mega Ball" of 10.

The money will be paid to a trust run by Missler, the Times said.

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He said he just had "a feeling" that he might.

The 7-Eleven at 7131 Ridge Road will receive a $100,000 commission. The jackpot is the fourth-largest in Mega Millions history, and Missler is the sole victor. Missler told the paper that he planned to help his family, have some fun along the way, and make sure his financial success extended far into the future.

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