Meet Brooklyn’s newly minted scratch-off millionaire


Midwood's newest millionaire: Waqas Mazhar. Photo courtesy of the Daily News.

Who doesn’t love a good lottery story? Today’s big winner is 19-year-old Brooklynite Waquas Mazhar, who just won the New York Millionaire scratch-off game. Mazhar, who moved to Midwood from Pakistan five years ago, is a Kingsborough Community College student who shares a bedroom with three siblings, reports the Daily News, which he’s going to continue doing. (Of course he will!) What does his new fortune amount to on an annual basis? Find out here.

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