I guess they call them “fortune” cookies for a reason. A North Carolina veteran’s life has changed forever after he won a Mega Millions Jack Pot by using the numbers given to him from his Fortune Cookie.
According to the North Carolina Education Lottery, Gabriel Fierro and his wife dine at the Red Bowl Asian Bistro located in Charlotte, North Carolina, roughly once a week. After the end of each meal the Red Bowl Bistro staff hand out fortune cookies to its customers but for Fierro the cookies not only offered him a proverbial phrase but an actual fortune too.
Fierro stated he made the decision to play his fortune cookie numbers “on a whim,” and he ended up with the state’s greatest victory in the history of Online Play, according to Fierro.
NPR had more details on how Fiero hit the jackpot: Read more