Gabe Smith is 19 years old, he's from Pewamo and he's got a few extra bucks in his pocket. And he's already taken care of this year's Mother's Day gift.

According to, (in Knoxville, TN -?) Gabe made a huge score on one of the Michigan Lottery's Bonus Ball Bingo scratch-off tickets. Gabe just picked up his big, fake check for $100,000 at lottery headquarters on Friday.

Actually, it was Gabe's mom who bought the ticket in Muir and gave it to Gabe. Now that he's won, he's going to turn around and pay off his mom's house. Plus buy a computer. So, you think his mom will hassle him while he's laying on the couch playing video games? Probably not for a while.

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