After regularly playing the Powerball lottery, Betty Cook, recently won $1 million on the Powerball lottery draw which took place on Saturday, August 2, and plans to continue working and never to stop playing the lottery.
Wearing a T-shirt that read, "Dreams come true" Betty Cook received a giant check for $1 million on Thursday. Betty matched all five winning numbers in the draw (12, 26, 44, 46 and 47), but unfortunately failed to hit and the Powerball number (29), which would have brought a fantastic prize of 70 million.
No one managed to scoop all the winning Powerball numbers, but there were four winners who matched 5 numbers and won $1 million each.
Betty usually pops in at her local store called Stop Food Store as she travels back and forth to her job at Dan River Plants.
Betty said like most lottery players, she didn’t double check her lottery entries immediately after the draw. In fact Betty’s sister told Betty that the winning ticket had been bought at their local store, and still Betty never checked, thinking and we quote, “I just said I’d never have that kind of luck.”
Finally, after one of Betty’s daughters, Shannon Blackwell, came across Betty’s ticket, and double checked it, did she only realize that it was in fact a huge lottery win. Her daughter’s immediate reaction was to scream from joy and immediately went to inform her mom of the good news.
Betty’s still in shock over the win
Betty said that she has no plans to blow the money on luxury goods, as she knows what it’s like to work hard for every penny. She does, however, plan to pay off her house, as it would take a huge burden of her shoulders. Other than that she will pay off a few other bills, help her daughter and then save the rest.
Betty also wishes to carry on working, despite winning the million Dollars, and now thinks that she just might have a little more luck in her life. Betty’s husband, Grover said they would both continue to play the lottery and that they will carry on purchasing two entries per week like they have done for the past four years.
It just goes to show that even though you think Lady Luck will never smile down on you plus the fact that you play the lotto online week after week, when it’s your turn, it’s your turn. Take Betty’s advice and never give up trying.
Powerball this week
This week’s Powerball jackpot is sitting at a hefty 60 million Dollars for this Wednesday draw right here at PlayHugeLottos.com. We love making millionaires – so don’t delay getting your lucky lotto numbers into this week’s draw.
The other American lottery jackpot the Mega Millions has once again rolled over to a gigantic $160,000,000. Every time the Mega Millions continues to soar like this – we cannot help ourselves hoping that we will see a repeat of last year’s record-breaking $356 million Dollar Mega Millions jackpot that got every lottery enthusiast dusting off their keyboards and doing everything humanly possible to ensure they had an entry into the draw. But if you are anything like me, make sure you don’t miss a draw. After all, what if someone wins the jackpot and it never reaches that record-breaker.
Walking away with a couple a million would make my day, year, and life.
The world’s biggest jackpots this week are:
$160,000,000 Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday
€94,000,000 SuperEna Max jackpot also on Tuesday
€54,000,000 EuroMillions jackpot also on Tuesday
$60,000,000 Powerball jackpot on Wednesday
$65,000,000 Oz Powerball jackpot on Thursday
Take advantage, pick a favourite, but whatever you do – make sure you have a entry into any of these life-changing lottery jackpots.
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