(STMW) — A 72-year-old man who purchased a winning $200,000 Lucky Day Lotto ticket didn’t realize he had won until a month later.
“I forgot all about it,” said the winner, Bill Brady.READ MORE: 'An Important Time For Us': Chicagoans Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
Brady remembered about the ticket when he opened his wallet at a West Chicago gas station. He checked it and saw that he had won.
The Feb. 24 winning ticket was sold at 7-Eleven, 1500 Illinois Route 59 in Bartlett, and matched all five numbers: 11 – 15 – 37 – 41 – 43.READ MORE: Downtown Chicago Roadblocks Quell Mexican Independence Day Street Celebrations
Brady said he plans to use a portion of his winnings toward his wedding, which is this spring.
The retailer will receive $2,000, or 1 percent of the prize amount, for selling the winning ticket.MORE NEWS: 'We're Back': Store Owner Reopens Chicago Sports On Michigan Avenue After 2020 Unrest
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