This fortune cookie lived up to its name.
Ernesto Sorzano’s Chinese-takeout dinner paid off big-time when he played the set of lucky numbers in his fortune cookie on a North Carolina Powerball ticket, according to UPI.
Sorzano said he used the numbers when buying a $3 power-play ticket — and they ended up matching four of the winning ones, landing him $500,000.
The Florida resident — who is in the process of moving to Huntersville, NC — told the news agency he’ll use his winnings to buy a new house there.
“This was a good investment,” Sorzano said of his rice and shrimp dinner, plus dessert cookie.
“Unbelievable. I’m just super happy that my dreams came true,” he said.
Sorzano took home $353,751 after taxes Monday, the report said.
The odds of winning a Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292 million, according to lottery officials.