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Milwaukee man snags Wisconsin lottery's first $1 million prize

Posted: 11:27 AM, Oct 23, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-23 15:18:02-04
Milwaukee man snags Wisconsin lottery's first $1 million prize

MILWAUKEE -- A local man has won the first top prize of $1 million playing the Magnificent Millions lottery scratch-off game. 

Curtis Wang of Milwaukee purchased his $30 Magnificent Millions ticket at Speedway at 6170 North Green Bay Avenue in Glendale according to the Wisconsin State Lottery. 

Retailers who sell winning tickets over $599 receive an incentive of 2% of the winning ticket amount up to
$100,000.

Odds for taking home the grand prize are 1 in 160,000. 

There are a total of two $1,000,000 top prizes in the Magnificent Millions scratch game – one $1,000,000 top prize is still available. In addition to the two top prizes, players can win between $30 and $50,000.

Each scratch ticket costs $30. Magnificent Millions is one of four Wisconsin lottery scratch-offs that can win up to $1 million dollars.