A lucky man from Kentucky won a second Powerball prize of $ 2 million. The man played with numbers based on the movie and matched 5 numbers, winning $ 1 million. However, an anonymous man chose the Power Play option for an extra dollar and doubled his prize to $ 2 million.
Lucky Man wins a second Kentucky Powerball Award
A lucky man from Caldwell, Kentucky may retire and spend more time with his family after winning a $ 2 million prize from a Powerball coupon. As reported WHAS11 late last month, a lucky winner who lives near or in Princeton won a second prize in Powerball. The man who chose anonymity he played on the numbers 10-24-27-35-53 and won an award in in the amount of $ 1 million in draw Powerball from December 26.
However, the lucky winner decided to pay an extra dollar for the Power Play option, which doubled his award to $ 2 million. If he had hit 18 in Powerball, he would have won a staggering $ 341 million Powerball jackpot.
Taking into consideration, a chance to win a large Powerball jackpot, which reached 410 million dollars in the draw on January 6, is 1 in 292.2 million. On the other hand, while the odds of winning a second prize with the first five numbers are 1 in 11.7 million, luck was with the Kentucky man who after tax, he will be able to take home about $ 1.4 million.
Winning numbers based on the video
In an interview with lottery officials, the lucky man said: "Thought I was having a heart attack ". He added that he used the same numbers every time he played Powerball, which were based on the movie. In this movie, the character plays the numbers and wins the jackpot.
Lucky winner he couldn't remember the title of the moviebut revealed that he would retire and spend more time with his family. Although he once retired, he has returned to work for the past three years.
With that in mind, given the Powerball award, this time a man may decide to retire permanently and spend more time with his relatives. In addition to the lucky winner, Max Fuel Xpress, the general store where the winning ticket was sold, will receive a bonus of 20,000 $.