POWERBALL WINNER SOLOMON JACKSON JR NETS $260 MILLION WITH $2 STAKE
Powerball Winner Solomon Jackson Jr, a retired South Carolina state employee was revealed as the latest jackpot winner. Reportedly spending small change to play Powerball was the best decision he ever made: “For once in my life, I really experienced the old saying, pinch me to see if I’m still alive, or if this is real” Solomon Jackson Jr. said.
South Carolina Education Lottery officials announced that this particular Powerball lottery prize is the biggest ever won with a ticket bought in the state (which has the nation’s fifth-highest unemployment rate). The Powerball results for the draw held on August 19th 2009, revealed winning numbers as 14, 24, 31, 43 and 51, with a Powerball of 27.
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