The winner of the $100 Million Mega Millions lottery is set to get a $100,000 prize for his $2.3 billion win.
The winner of Saturday’s jackpot has been identified as Peter “Pete” S. Stucky, a 61-year-old retiree who lives in the rural town of Burdick, Montana.
Sucky won the jackpot by winning $2,547,000 from the Mega Millions jackpot drawing in April.
His winning ticket includes a $500,000 cash prize.
Sucks win $2 billion Mega Millions Mega Millions winner Peter Stucky is expected to get the $2 million Mega Millions prize.
“He is a very well-liked person in Burdikans community and people all over the state are very happy to have him as their Mega Millions winning ticket,” Montana Lottery spokeswoman Jessica Bursley told ABC News.
“Peter was very proud to have the ticket that he won and we are thrilled to have it.”
Sucks’ winning ticket has an estimated value of $2m.
Suckys win has sparked an outpouring of excitement from people who knew him as a regular lottery player, who called him a family man and a man of faith.
“I don’t know that he is going to win it but he is very well liked in the town and people are very grateful,” Bursling said.
The town of 6,000 people is known for its scenic scenery, hiking trails and small town charm.
It is not the first time the town has been named in the history of the lottery.
In 2002, the town of Pottawatomie, New York, was the site of the first Mega Millions drawing in the United States.
The jackpot for the Stucky jackpot is $100m.