- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 16, 2017

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California man who hit a $61 million lottery jackpot says it hasn’t really sunk in that he’s finally won.

The California Lottery announced Monday that David Trapp, a longtime player, won the April 28 draw of the Mega Millions game. He correctly picked all five numbers plus the Mega number.

The Orange County Register reports (https://bit.ly/2rmh5Hh ) Trapp, per tradition, used the birthdays of family members as his numbers.

Trapp said in a statement that he has a hard time seeing himself as a millionaire but he’s ready for the change.

He can receive $61 million spread out in annual payments over 30 years or get $37.2 million right away.

The Laguna Hills 7-Eleven that sold the ticket will receive a $305,000 bonus.

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Information from: The Orange County Register, https://www.ocregister.com

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