Jacksonville Man Wins Big With Powerball Ticket

A Jacksonville man is now a millionaire thanks to a lucky Powerball ticket.

Posted: Jan. 11, 2018 12:28 PM
Updated: Jan. 11, 2018 12:28 PM

JACKSONVILLE, Ore.-- A local man has won big in the latest Powerball drawing.

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The Jacksonville man told lottery officials he won $4 by matching the Powerball number he thought he was pretty lucky.

A few days later, he matched five numbers and won $1,000,000.

He says he bought the ticket with those lucky numbers for multiple drawings.

Lottery officials say when the winner realized he had a $1 million ticket, he checked the numbers at least nine times.

The winning numbers were 2-18-37-39-42.

The Jacksonville man missed the Powerball number of 24.

He purchased his ticket from the J'Ville Tavern in Jacksonville.

Lee's Tavern is taking home a prize too, they will receive a 1% selling bonus of $10,000.


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