Jackson woman wins $2 million on instant game

Posted at 8:28 AM, Jan 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-05 08:28:23-05

A Jackson women is ringing in the new year as a millionaire.

A woman won $2 million playing the $2 million bonus instant game.

The woman, who chooses to remain anonymous, bought the winning ticket at a Marathon gas station in Spring Arbor. She says when she scratched off the ticket in her car, she couldn't believe she had actually won.

The woman opted to take her prize in a lump sum cash payment of about $1.3 million. The 54-year-old says she plans to pay off her debts, buy a new car, and take a leave of absence from work.