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Kingstree Grandmother Wins $150,000 Powerball® Prize
4/27/2017 9:40:12 AM

COLUMBIA, SC (April 27, 2017) – A Kingstree grandmother won $150,000 playing Powerball® numbers her grandson helped pick.

“I’ll do something nice for him,” Grandma promised.

And she’s treating herself by getting a few projects done around the house.

She was at home on Wednesday, April 19 watching the televised Powerball® drawing when five of the six numbers drawn matched those on her Powerball® ticket (1, 19, 37, 40, 52 and Powerball®: 15).

“It’s a wonderful feeling,” she said.

And she’s not done yet.

She plans to keep playing, but first consult with her lucky charm.

“Maybe next time, my grandson will get all the numbers right,” she joked.

The odds of winning $50,000 playing Powerball® are 1 in 913,129. Purchasing PowerPlay® multiplied the $50,000 prize to $150,000. The odds of a 3X multiplier being selected are 1 in 3.31, when the jackpot is $150 million or less.

For selling the claimed ticket, Sav Way in Kingstree received a commission of $1,500.

The estimated jackpot for Saturday night’s Powerball® drawing is $113 million.

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