74 year old Bill Bracken wins $3 million in the lottery jackpot making his win the first in Washington Country since 2006 when Jeffrey Henderson won the same prize. Bill Bracken is an artist who has his own studio and gallery in Mount Dessert Island. He is into watercolor and has been in different locations since growing up in Averill Park. After his childhood in Averill Park, he also spent much time in Maine in the Mount Dessert Island and now currently lives in Florida at Vero Beach.
After receiving his winning check, he mentioned about his intentions of moving to Paris where he had been many times. Aside from his move to Paris, Bracken would also be paying his mortgage and would like to buy real estate.
He recalls that it was his son who bought the ticket for him when he gave $50 to buy 5 $10 tickets.