Powerball winner on Sept. 18 meant to buy hotdog buns at a South Carolina gas station. The anonymous winner came forward and revealed that when he could not find the buns, he bought $20 in tickets instead. According to United Press International on Sept. 24, the only other thing we now about the $400M single winner is that he is from Columbia, S.C.
The winner told officials he purchased the ticket after stopping for gas at the Murphy Express last Wednesday in Lexington, S.C. He explained that he only went inside the store because his wife wanted him to get hot dog buns.
The Powerball winner on September 18, 2013, did very well by listening to his wife and then making the best of the situation when the store did not have what he wanted. He noticed the huge jackpot an decided to take a chance. It is not known if he chose to take the $233 million lump sum or the 29-year annuity payments.
This Powerball winner took the seventeenth largest jackpot in U.S. history. The numbers drawn on Sept. 18 were 7, 10, 22, 32, 35 and Powerball 19. This man beat the odds of 1 in 175 million to match all six of the numbers and won big time.
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