Lottery Winner Continues To Use Food Stamps

A Michigan man isn’t letting something a lottery windfall stop him from using government assistance to buy food.

In an interview with WNEM Saginaw, the man says his $2 million winnings from last year didn’t go as far as he would have liked. He said taxes swallowed up more than half the money, and he has no apologies for using his government-provided electronic card to buy food, saying “If you’re going to … try to make me feel bad, you aren’t going to do it.”

The man says he has permission from the Department of Human Services to continue using the card. Neighbors have spotted him driving an Audi convertible.

Man Still On Food Stamps Despite Winning $2M [WNEM Saginaw]