(CHICAGO) -- While millions of people hope to win the $312 million Mega Millions jackpot Friday, a Chicago man has already come up a winner with numbers he picked in a drawing more than a year ago.
Irving Przyborski discovered the winning ticket while doing his taxes.
"When I got my papers out, everything fell out and I said, 'What the hell is this?,'" Przyborski said.
Przyborski said he had forgotten about the lottery ticket, which was dated a year old. He then looked up the numbers from last March's drawing and realized he had won the big prize -- $9 million to be exact.
Had he waited one more week, the ticket would have expired.
With news of the win came a lot of media attention, and Przyborski said he feels "worn out" and that his head is "like a gyroscope."
He said he plans to keep some of the money and donate the rest to charity.
"All I want to be is another face in the crowd, that's all," Przyborski said.
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