Tuesday, March 6, 2012

$336.4 Million Powerball Jackpot Claimed

An 81-year-old woman from Rhode Island became the sixth biggest lottery jackpot winner in US history after coming forward and claiming the US336.4 Million Powerball prize drawn on February 11th.

Louise White claimed her winnings dressed with a smile and animal print scarf. She opted for the lump sum payment of $210 Million.

During the interview, White told members of the press and lottery organizers that she hid her ticket inside the bible and slept with it the night she found out that she won the jackpot. She later kept the ticket inside a safety deposit box.

She bought the winning ticket at a Stop and Shop supermarket in Newport, Rhode Island.

Source: News Tendency.Info

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