A man in New York is in a new tax bracket after cashing in a lottery ticket worth millions.
Surjit Chumbers, of Jackson Heights, Queens, has claimed a $1,000 “A Day For Life” top prize from the CASH4LIFE drawing on Sunday, July 11, which guarantees a minimum prize payout of $7 million.
The ticket was purchased at the Stop & Carry Convenience store on Northern Boulevard in Jackson Heights.
The winning numbers of the draw were 12-16-40-54-60 with the Cash Ball 02.
Lotto officials said that Chumbers elected to receive his prize in a single, lump-sum payment totaling $4,285,680 after required withholdings.
Officials noted that “the New York Lottery continues to be North America's largest and most profitable Lottery, contributing $3.59 billion in fiscal year 2020-2021 to help support education in New York State.”
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