One man’s trash is another man’s treasure as a Maryland man threw away a Mega Millions ticket in the garbage.
Fortunately, after realizing that the ticket was worth $250,000, the man proceeded to rummage through the trash for 90 minutes before retrieving his winning ticket, according to Baltimore television station WBAL.
Buying several tickets for the drawing on March 9, the man, 49, threw away the tickets, but was informed by his brother that an employee from the Maryland Lottery that he actually had a winning ticket.
After frantically calling the store, the man made his return to search for his money before finally finding it.
Don’t be so quick to throw away those tickets…you never know.