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NE Lottery: Grand Island Couple Wins $1 Million Playing Powerball

July 31, 2020

Lincoln, NE – Peter and Tammy Van Winkle of Grand Island won $1 Million playing Powerball from the Nebraska Lottery. Van Winkle bought his triumphant ticket at Fast Mart at 6835 North 27th Street in Lincoln. The ticket contained a solitary fast choose play that coordinated five from five winning numbers (05, 21, 36, 61, 62) however not the triumphant Powerball number (18) from the July 25 drawing. The tickets sat in a heap for a couple of days until Peter chose to check them. He checked a Lucky for Life ticket that won $3, at that point, he checked his Powerball ticket. The Check-A-Ticket machine said “Champ, present unique pass to Nebraska Lottery”. He didn’t take it to the front counter, to perceive what he’d won. Rather he chose to take the ticket home.

 “I got this bizarre inclination I should sign the back,” he said. “My pulse promptly expanded.” Tammy runs A Higher Plane, a precious stone store in Grand Island, and said that she’d been utilizing the law of appreciation for imagine her family succeeding at Powerball. Diminish said he has another perspective on.

 “I simply get them,” he said. “It’s less expensive than a lager.” Powerball is a multi-state big stake game right now offered by 45 state lotteries, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The chances of winning $1 million playing Powerball are 1 in 11,688,053.52 while the general chances of winning any prize are 1 in 24.9.


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