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MIDLAND, Mich. – A Michigan man whose luck was washed away last year is feeling much better after winning a $2 million lottery game.

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The man, who has chosen to remain anonymous, won the grand prize in the Lucky 7′s $20 instant scratch-off game, according to Michigan Lottery officials.

The Midland County resident bought his winning ticket at Anna’s Market in Midland. It’s not the first time he has won big — he won a $10,000 prize a few years ago — but this jackpot was much more meaningful.

“Last year, I lost everything in a flood, so to win this prize is so overwhelming to me,” the 29-year-old man told lottery officials in a news release. “I never play $20 tickets, but when I stopped to pick up a couple (of) things on my way to pick up my kids, the Lucky 7′s ticket caught my eye. Seven is a lucky number for me, so I decided to take a chance and bought the ticket.

“I scratched it off when I got back to my car. When I saw I had a match, I thought: ‘Great, I won my money back!’ When I saw I had actually won $2 million, I couldn’t stop shaking. A few years back, I won $10,000 and I thought that was my once-in-a-lifetime shot at winning the lottery.”

The man visited lottery headquarters to claim the jackpot. He decided to receive his winnings as a one-time lump sum payment of approximately $1.3 million, rather than annuity payments for $2 million. He plans to pay his bills and then save the remainder of his winnings.

“Knowing my kids will be taken care of is the best feeling in the world,” the man told lottery officials.