New York man wins $1,000 a day for the rest of his life in lottery
An Albany winner formed a limited liability company (LLC), Pinkey Esmond, to claim the “$1,000 a day to live” prize when all six numbers on his ticket were matched in the Aug. 14 CASH4LIFE drawing, Silive reported.
The winning numbers were 13, 27, 28, 52, 59 and Cash Ball 01. The winner purchased the ticket from Church Blue Sky Deli, 2021 Church Ave. in Brooklyn.
The winner has elected to receive the cash value of the winnings, which will amount to a one-time payment of $4,285,683 to his LLC account. The CASH4LIFE top prize guarantees a minimum payout of $7,000,000.
This month, Staten Island resident Gonzalo Paredes Carmona was among 10 winners to share the $1 million Mega Millions second prize. The odds of winning the second prize in Mega Millions are only 1 in 12,607,306, according to the game’s official website.
According to the New York Lottery, total CASH4LIFE game sales for the 2022-2023 fiscal year were $119,468,369. Albany County school districts received $68,213,798 in lottery aid for education funds during the same period.
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The New York Lottery continues to be North America’s largest and most profitable lottery and will provide $3.7 billion in fiscal year 2022-23 to support K-12 public education in New York State.