POWERBALL WINNERS THE WILSON FAMILY SCOOPED $254 MILLION
Popping into a Dierbergs store was the most profitable thing that ever happened to a local St Louis man. While there, Jim Wilson II, aged 84, decided to play Powerball with a $5 quick pick ticket that changed the fortunes of his and his family’s’ lives forever, as it happened to have the lucky Powerball numbers on it. The ticket, bought 60 minutes before the Powerball lottery sales closed, allowed him to hit the jackpot – big time! Fortunately for Mr Wilson the sales assistant mentioned that the store had some extra tickets. They had been printed out earlier in the day as a result of an increase in demand due to the huge prize fund.
He bought the ticket which matched the six lucky Powerball numbers – 9, 19, 29, 42, 53 and the Powerball of 17, to bag Powerball Winners the Wilson Family their prize.
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