Northwest Indiana Resident Wins St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle
Meet Karl Seger - “I’m going to get a shamrock tattoo now!”
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What game did you win and how much did you win?
St. Patrick’s Day Millionaire raffle - $1 million
Where did you purchase the winning ticket?
Baltimore Food & Liquor located at 13322-24 S. Baltimore in Chicago
How often do you play?
I play all the time and I participate in a Mega Millions pool at work.
How did you find out you won?
On St. Patrick’s Day, my girlfriend and I were at a bar watching the Blackhawks game when we saw the winning raffle numbers. I didn’t have my tickets with me, but when I saw the numbers I had a feeling I won. I ended up checking my tickets a few days later and I couldn’t believe that I had just won $1 million.
What do you plan to do with the winnings?
I plan to speak with a financial advisor and start a nest egg for retirement.
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