“Is it real?” she said, showing her parents the ticket.
Winners can choose 25 annual gross payments of $80,000 or a lump-sum cash option of $1,458,000, NJ.com reported. Spagnola claimed her prize April 21, 2018. Lottery officials wait weeks or months to announce prize winners.
Spagnola plans to share the money with her family, taking them all on a vacation to the Bahamas, and the remaining portion to help with her own financial stability.