2017 was another great year for the people who got to secure a hefty sum of money in the Powerballs and Megamillions. It is not that only one got the whole money but was shared among the others as well. Powerballs and Megamillions were the great and major wind were recorded in the year of 2017. You have no idea when luck will support you and turn your fate upside down. With the increasing popularity of these two lottery jackpots many people got a chance to secure some great sum. Well, a few of the people who undoubtedly got lucky include the following
$759 Powerball Jackpot
Mavis Wanczyk, from chicopee, Massachusetts had no idea that she would turn out lucky by winning such a huge amount. The lottery officials further added that this was the biggest win in the history ever recorded. After the tax deduction, she took the cash prize of $336 million and quit her job. She was heading for work when she received the news and was shocked by it.
$24 million win
This was one of the most bizzare incidents for the price. Jimmie Smith had purchased the tickets but forget where he kept it. On forcing to check the pockets this man searched it and finally found that he won $24 million. Great enough that he found his ticket by May 23 and stood the winner while had he been 2 days late, he would have had to leave the money.
$10 million in scratch off
Not all of us are lucky enough to get such hefty amount. But Woody Simmons from Virginia turned out to be one of those lucky men who secured $10 million just by scratch off game. On receiving the price amount from Virginia’s Lottery Extreme Millions game, the man turned out screaming, crying and enjoying his great victory. He took home about $6.6 million.
Which this may not appear to be a big win to many but to a teen it is. A teen from Michigan won the $500K lottery and gave it to his parents. He bought the ticket from Sunoco gas station or North Williamson Road from Williamson. He had purchased the tickets in early March but spent out spilling some great wind. To help his friends manage the finances, he gave off the overall money to them.
Like other times, 2017 too recorded some great wins. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that these people were extremely lucky.