One million dollars is nothing. But this is the 22-year-old Abbigail Bugenske from Ohio, USA, because she was vaccinated against the coronavirus. “I definitely haven’t dealt with it yet,” she said. “It feels like this happened to another person.”
Burgensk may be the first winner One million U.S. dollarsLottery, but certainly not the last time. In Ohio, the other four states will receive $1 million in the next few weeks, and the other five states will also hold similar lottery events. California is the latest state to announce this news. Ten winners will even receive 1.5 million U.S. dollars.
They hope to persuade the doubters through the lottery. Some states in the United States have low vaccination readiness rates.
The states with lotteries are in close proximity to Ohio and California, Colorado, Maryland, New York and Oregon. In total, California spent 116.5 million U.S. dollars. In addition to the ten big winners, 30 people will receive $50,000 and 2 million people will receive $50 gift cards.
Scholarship and beer
‘prikbait’ seems to work. In Ohio, 2.7 million people have signed up for vaccinations since the governor announced the draw on May 12. Now, about 45% of people over 12 years old in Ohio have received their first injection.
Ohio also provides scholarships for young people aged 12 to 17. The first winner was 14-year-old Joseph Costello. His mother, Corinne: “Fortunately there is a bench nearby because I have to sit for a while.”
In some states, people get Other bait If they were vaccinated, even compared to a million dollar beer. In some cases, it literally means: In Washington and New Jersey, people drink beer. In West Virginia, young people under the age of 35 receive $100.
The new millionaire Abbigail Bugenske said she was vaccinated without a lottery: “Vaccinations are part of my medical history. Vaccination as soon as possible is an easy decision, and I want to encourage everyone to do the same. If one million is not enough, what?”
When Burgensk received her winning call, she was on her way to a used car salesperson. She didn’t use the money she won to buy a luxurious new car: “I think used cars are still in front of me.”