Man wins $1 million on Mega Millions and proposes to longtime girlfriend

A Pennsylvania resident won $1 million after purchasing a Mega Millions ticket and decided to propose to his longtime girlfriend.

The man, who has not released his identity to the public, purchased the ticket in New Jersey through the Jackpocket app, according to the New Jersey Lottery.

While on a break from work, the Mega Millions winner decided to purchase a ticket.

After the Oct. 6, 2023 drawing the man received an email with the subject line, "You Won Big!"

In disbelief he shared the news with his girlfriend of 10 years.

"We were both kind of in a daze all Saturday," the winner told lottery officals. "I was supposed to get the oil changed on my car and I completely forgot."

Together, the couple share an 8-month-old baby.

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