After stopping for a sandwich, man wins $2 million playing Virginia Lottery

Posted at 11:14 AM, Aug 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-09 12:59:34-04

This photo of Calvin Kim was provided by the Virginia Lottery.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Calvin Kim gained big financially after stopping to pick up a sandwich for his wife at Eden Center’s Saigon Bakery & Deli in Falls Church, Virginia.

While at the deli, Kim won $2 million by matching the first five numbers of the Mega Millions lotto ticket he purchased.

According to the Virginia Lottery, he was the only person in Virginia, and only one of five nationwide, to match the first five numbers on May 28, 2019. In fact, the chance of matching the first five numbers is one in 12,607,306.

Kim’s Mega Ball number was 21. Kim reportedly used random computer-generated numbers for the ticket.