Toddler Picks Lotto Ticket, NYC Mom Wins $1M Lesson? Listen to your 2-year-old By Newser Editors and Wire Services Posted Mar 14, 2012 10:30 AM CDT 4 comments Comments If your 2-year-old points, buy the lotto ticket. (©Tomas Fano) (Newser) – A New York City toddler with the Midas touch has made her family $1 million richer. Afsheen Ahsan, of Queens, credits her 2-year-old daughter, Anaya Hussain, for picking her New York Poker instant scratch-off ticket. Ahsan says the toddler reached out and touched the ticket on Jan. 30 while they were at the Top Convenience store in Brooklyn. Ahsan apparently took that as a sign and bought the ticket. Good thing: She'll receive $31,152 a year until 2031. What will she do with her windfall? Start a business, and take a vacation—a family one, we assume.