So, do you have some empty Mountain Dew bottles or cans that you need to return? Well, do what this guy from Hastings, Michigan did and you might actually win the lottery!

According to, Mitch Gillons, a retired Michigan Department of Corrections employee, really likes his Mountain Dew and he often takes his empties into the One Stop Shop in Hastings. On March 19th, with his deposit money from returning 10 cans, Gillons bought a Fantasy 5 ticket. That ticket ended up being a winner worth $223,916!

You can see Gillons with his giant check from the Michigan Lottery and read more about his winning Mountain Dew addiction by clicking here.

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