US woman wins record-breaking R9 Billion in Powerball

US woman wins record-breaking R9 Billion in Powerball

Talk about hitting the jackpot! What would you do with all that money?

US wins Powerball worth over R 9 Billion

The head of the Massachusetts lottery says the winner of the $758.7 million ( over R9 Million rand) Powerball jackpot has come forward to claim the prize.

Michael Sweeney, the lottery’s executive director, told The guardian that the winner is a woman.

According to reports, a store in Chicopee, Massachusetts, sold the only ticket that won the jackpot. It’s the largest grand prize won by a single lottery ticket in U.S. history.

The store owner told the guardian that once he heard the winning ticket came from his store, the workers looked it up on the surveillance video and believe the winner was a middle-aged woman. He also mentioned that they are  happy for the customer. The store’s $50,000 prize to several local charities, The guardian reported.

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