LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. — A Southern California man who hit a $61 million lottery jackpot says it hasn’t really sunk in that he’s finally won.
The California Lottery announced Monday that David Trapp, a longtime player, won the April 28 draw of the Mega Millions game. He correctly picked all five numbers plus the Mega number.
The Orange County Register reports (http://bit.ly/2rmh5Hh ) Trapp, per tradition, used the birthdays of family members as his numbers.
Trapp said in a statement that he has a hard time seeing himself as a millionaire but he’s ready for the change.
He can receive $61 million spread out in annual payments over 30 years or get $37.2 million right away.
The Laguna Hills 7-Eleven that sold the ticket will receive a $305,000 bonus.
Information from: The Orange County Register, http://www.ocregister.com