A Lapeer County woman owes one of her friends a huge thank you after her nearly $775,000 Lottery win.

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The woman tells the Michigan Lottery that she doesn't regularly play the lottery's 'Fast Cash' game, but decided to give it a try after a little encouragement from a friend.

“I don’t usually play Fast Cash, but my friend loves the Fast Cash games and told me about them, so I decided to give one a try,” said the player. “I looked the ticket over when I got home and was in awe when I realized how much I’d won. All I could think was: ‘This can’t be real!’ I called my friend right away to tell him the good news.”

the 55-year-old woman from Lapeer County went on to say that she feels like a huge weight has been lifted off her shoulders. The player has chosen to remain anonymous.

The woman says she purchased her winning ticket - worth $774,423 - at Bryan's Supermarket, which is located on Lapeer Road in North Branch.

The winner indicates that she plans to use her winnings to take care of finishing up some home improvement projects, take a trip, and save the rest.

“Winning is amazing and feels like a huge weight has been lifted from my shoulders,” she said.

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