Tuesday, August 30, 2016
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Powerball Ticket worth $150,000 Sold in
The $150,000 Powerball
winning ticket from the August 17 drawing has been claimed!
An Indiana resident traveling through Kansas purchased the winning
ticket that matched four of the first five Powerball numbers plus
the Powerball to win $50,000. Since he also purchased the
Power Play option, his prize tripled to $150,000!
"I travel a lot and always buy Powerball tickets in each state I
visit," said the winner, who wished to remain anonymous. "I checked
my ticket when I returned home and couldn't believe how much I'd
won. I thought about claiming my prize by mail, but decided
against it. I was afraid it would get lost in the mail.
After winning $150,000, I didn't mind making another trip to
The lucky winner purchased his $15 Quick Pick Powerball Power
Play ticket at Oasis Travel Truck Center, located at 700 Horton
Ave. in Colby. For selling the big winning ticket, the store
is eligible for a $1,000 selling bonus.
The estimated Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night's drawing is
$154 million, with a cash option of $107 million.