Published: Mon, June 11, 2018
Finance | By Claude Patterson

Minot store sells $150000 Powerball victor

Minot store sells $150000 Powerball victor

He has two children.

"North Dakota Powerball players have had some pretty good luck in 2018", said Randy Miller, director of the North Dakota Lottery, in the press release.

"When I went inside, I scanned the first ticket and it wasn't the victor". I think your machine is not working'.

A lottery official confirmed the victor is from northern New Jersey but didn't say where.

"What do you mean by, 'Oh my God?'" he asked her. Oh my God. Oh my God, ' " he said, adding his heart was beating out of his chest "just like a 'Tom and Jerry" cartoon".

Souami, who is originally from Africa, says he came to America in June of 1996. The winning numbers were 23, 28, 41, 53, and 56 and the Powerball was 14.

A $2 ticket gives you a one in 292.2 million chance at joining the hall of Powerball champions.

"When he told me we won, I had to see for myself", said Joe.

He refinanced his house in order to send his 17-year-old daughter to college, he said, and had received the check just a week before winning.

The father of two chose to take the $183 million cash payout and remain in his New Jersey hometown.

The ticket is the third most valuable Powerball ticket sold in New Jersey.

In April, a New Jersey man claimed a $533 million Mega Millions jackpot.

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