20-year-old claims $451 million jackpot, hopes to ‘do some good for humanity’
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(TAMPA, Fla.) — The $451 million mystery is over.
A 20-year-old Florida man claimed the fourth-largest jackpot in Mega Millions lottery history, lottery officials confirmed.
Shane Missler, of Port Richey, was the lone winner of the Jan. 5 jackpot and has elected to take a lump sum payout of $281.2 million, lottery officials said.
Missler plans on pursuing a “variety of passions,” according the Florida lottery, but plans to help others as well.
“I’m only 20, but I hope to use it to pursue a variety of passions, help my family and do some good for humanity,” he said, according to lottery officials.
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