A Store Got $30,000 for Selling a $521 Million Lottery Ticket, and the Owner Is Splitting It with His Employees
Someone in New Jersey hit the Mega Millions jackpot last Friday for $521 MILLION. Last we checked, they still hadn’t come forward. But we do know where the ticket was sold.
A guy named Ameer Krass owns the gas station in Riverdale, New Jersey where the winning ticket was bought. And he’s getting a $30,000 check from the lottery for selling it.
But instead of keeping all that money for himself, he splitting it with his EMPLOYEES.
All 10 of his employees will get a chunk of it. It’s not clear how much, but he’s also giving a portion to charity.
He actually promised them he’d do it BEFORE he knew how much he was getting. He says he didn’t realize it would be such a big check. $30,000 was more than he was expecting.
But he’s following through on his promise anyway.
(ABC7 / UPI / NorthJersey.com / Mega Millions)