A lucky Michigan woman logged into her online lottery account to purchase one line on the Powerball and mistakenly bought six. This mistake won her the $100,400 jackpot!
Linda Keyanchuk of Westland matched four white balls and the Powerball twice in the drawing on August 8, winning two prizes of $50,000 and further matching three numbers and the Powerball four times, allowing her to win an additional $400. Linda hadn’t intended to buy more than one line when she played the Powerball online.
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“I meant to buy 1 Powerball ticket, but accidentally bought six Powerball tickets. I didn’t realise my mistake until the next afternoon when I logged into my lottery account and saw that I’d won more than $100,000!”
It’s said to be harder to make mistakes when you buy online, but this is one mistake that turned out to be the best kind! Linda Keyanchuk’s mistake has paid off, as not only did she win a load of cash, she’s planning to go on vacation with the money and enjoy herself for a change. She believes that people like herself don’t win money like this, citing the result as ‘unreal’.
The results of the Powerball vary depending on the combination of white balls and the red Powerball that is matched on the ticket. Players can purchase tickets online, like Ms Keyanchuk, to stand a chance to win. This is a mistake that will be forever remembered as the one to make!
The only way to stand a chance to win millions, is to enter the lottery. Try it for yourself today, play Powerball now.
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