Louisville resident wins over $280,000 in Kentucky Lottery instant play game

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Following a significant win in a Kentucky Lottery Instant Play game, one Louisville resident is now six figures richer.

According to lottery authorities, the player, who was only given the name S. Harris, won a total of $283,486.83 while playing the Celtic Coins Jackpot instant play game on the Kentucky Lottery website.

I had been warning my mother that I would be the one to hit it. said Harris.

According to officials, Harris signed up on Monday night about midnight and staked $5 on the Celtic Coins Jackpot game. Harris reported that a winning notification from the Kentucky Lottery appeared immediately after he saw five keys appear on the screen.

I kept reading the email from the Kentucky Lottery verifying my win as I lay in bed, Harris recalled. It's a very bizarre feeling.

According to a lottery announcement, the game's progressive jackpot starts at $100,000 and rises with each purchase of a participating progressive jackpot Instant Play game. The sum of Harris's winnings was $283,486.81.

On Monday morning, Harris arrived at the Kentucky Lottery's headquarters and was handed a check for $201,275.65 after taxes.

According to officials, Harris also won $800 on the identical game the previous week.

The stars simply lined up, according to Harris. "This week has been fantastic."

According to Harris, the funds would be used to settle student loan debt.

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