Queens Man Wins $7M Jackpot on Lottery Scratch-off Ticket
Bayside , Aug 12, 2019
Thirty-eight-year-old Edward Kim of Bayside is Queens county’s newest Lottery millionaire. Kim won his $7,000,000 jackpot prize on a $7,000,000 Supercash scratch-off ticket.
“I was in shock and disbelief when I realized I won the jackpot!” explained Kim.
Kim purchased his winning ticket at the Wyckoff Newsstand on Wyckoff Avenue in Ridgewood. He will receive his $7,000,000 prize as a one-time lump sum payment totaling $4,431,280 after required withholdings.
“I plan to use the money to take a couple of vacations,” said Kim.
As of this writing there is one outstanding top prize available on the $7,000,000 Supercash ticket. Players may check the status of any New York Lottery Scratch-off game by clicking the Instant Games Reports link at nylottery.ny.gov.
Kim is the 67th New York Lottery player to claim a prize totaling $1,000,000 or more this year.
The New York Lottery contributed $1,263,968,814 in Lottery Aid to Education to school districts throughout the five boroughs of New York City during fiscal year 2018-2019.
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The New York Lottery continues to be North America’s largest and most profitable Lottery, contributing $3.47 billion in fiscal year 2018-2019 to help support education in New York State. The Lottery’s contribution represents approximately 13 percent of total state education aid to local school districts.
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