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“Oh My God!” Florida Man Shane Missler Scoops $450 Million Lottery Jackpot

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Jan. 12 2018, Published 7:49 p.m. ET

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He’s just become one of America’s most eligible 20-year-olds!

Shane Missler from Florida has stepped forward to claim the $450 Mega Millions jackpot.

After finding out he had the winning numbers he posted on his Facebook last Friday: “Oh.My, God.”

Missler will take his winnings in a lump sum payout of $281.2 million after he bought his golden ticket with $10 he won from a scratch card.

Originally from New England the Boston the sports fan said: “'I intend to take care of my family, have some fun along the way”

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It is the fourth largest jackpot in the 21-year history of the Mega Millions and the second largest jackpot won by a single ticket.

Missler’s huge win came just a day before a record setting $559 million Powerball drawing, with the lone winning ticket being sold in New Hampshire.

However, that winner has not yet come forward.

Lucky Missler bought the winning ticket at a 7-Eleven store a in Pasco County, Florida, buying five quick-pick Mega Millions tickets and one was the jackpot.


He revealed that he had taken a 'crash course' in financial management over the past week.

Missler added: “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,' Missler said in a statement.

“Although I'm young I've had a crash course this week in financial management and I feel so fortunate to have this incredible wealth and team behind me.”

Before landing the huge windfall he was he was a Verifications Specialist at Universal Background Screening Inc after attending community college in Massachusetts.

Since scooping the huge jackpot he has now quit his job.

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