In the latest news about the gigantic Powerball draw that took place on the 11th February 2015, is single mom Marie Holmes, aged 26, who has come forward to claim her share of the 564 million Dollar Powerball jackpot.
Marie Holmes is a single mother of four children aged between 9 months to 7-years old, was all smiles while she received her ceremonial cheque for $188 million Dollars. Marie opted for the lump sum payment.
Marie and her four children, one of whom unfortunately has cerebral palsy, are currently living in a trailer just north of South Carolina on the coast.
When asked at the press conference about how she felt about her substantial Powerball lottery win, Marie said, “"It's everything. Like, anything my kids ask for, I can actually get it for them. And, I don't have to tell them no."
It’s always fabulous news to hear about people who need a break in life, and that win such substantial amounts on the lottery. It just goes to show, that we all have the same odds of winning a jackpot lottery prize – so when you’re lucky Powerball numbers comes up, your world changes beyond your wildest dreams.
Marie told the press that she used to work at Walmart, Food Lion, KFC, McDonald’s and Subway to support her children and that the best blessing is the fact that she will now be able to provide for her children. The single mom gave her mom $3 to jbuy the Powerball ticket on her way to church. So it’s no wonder that Marie also said that she plans to donate some of the winnings to her church and travel.
One of the two other winning Powerball tickets that share in the $564 million Dollar Powerball jackpot win, is a ticket in Puerto Rico and has opted to remain anonymous. The third winner in Texas has to date, still not come forward to claim his or her Powerball jackpot win.
Last Saturday saw the USA Powerball jackpot roll over with no one matching all six winning numbers drawn. The winning Powerball numbers for the 21st of February were: 10 - 14 - 18 – 34 - 51 and 26.
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