Kentucky Man Wins $1M Lottery While Filling Up Tank

  • A Kentucky man took home a winning $1 million lottery ticket after stopping at a gas station when his tank was running low on fuel.
  • Michael Schlemmer, of Corbin, Kentucky, purchased a $20 “$1,000,000 Luck Kentucky Lottery Scratch-off ticket” after stopping by the Convenient Food Mart on US Hwy 25 West, in “critical need of gas,” the Kentucky Lottery shared in a recent press release.
  • “I ran out of gas, and I coasted in there. I had $40 bucks on me and bought $20 worth of gas and bought a ticket,” Schlemmer told the Kentucky Lottery.