High School Student Wins $1,000 a Week For Life

June 13, 2012 Updated Jun 13, 2012 at 2:12 PM EDT

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High School Student Wins $1,000 a Week For Life

June 13, 2012 Updated Jun 13, 2012 at 2:12 PM EDT

He struck it rich.

According to the New York Lottery, an 18-year-old high school student from Brooklyn made a big lottery score, winning $1,000 a week for life as part of one of the New York Lottery's games.

“I just had a feeling,” Robert Salo said of his decision to buy the $2 ticket. “Something drew me to it,” he continued. “It was like I was in the right place at the right time.”

Read the story from the New York Lottery HERE.