He then realized that he had purchased another ticket with the same
numbers.Mazahem says he was “bummed” but forgot about it until he logged
onto the app. He had two $1 million winners.In what most people would consider a
lucrative mistake, a Detroit-area man who accidentally bought an extra
lottery ticket has won two $1 million jackpots.
Samir Mazahem, 56, of Dearborn Heights said he was saving numbers on a
lottery app after buying a $2 ticket for the June 9 Mega Millions game.
He then realized that he had purchased a second ticket with the same
“I was a little bummed but didn’t think much about it,” Mazahem
said.Until he recently logged onto the app and found he had two $1
“I couldn’t believe it was real," Mazahem said. "It took several days
for the reality to set in that my mistake had paid off to the tune of $2
million!”He recently claimed his prize and plans to buy a new house and
save the rest.