- The 27-year-old Nancy Viola was angry at her husband because he had not bought a ticket for Powerball, as she had asked him. Instead, he bought a lottery ticket of a dollar in another lottery. A good decision turned out...
The Powerball jackpot was 900 million dollars. 'Everybody was talking about it, but he did not listen to me,' Vioala remembers facing the New York Daily News. 'In the end it was a good thing. '
The day after the purchase they learned that the winning ticket was bought at the store where her husband had bought his lottery ticket. 'I first checked the Mega Ball and then the rest of the numbers. They all beat. Can you imagine how that feels? I thought I had a heart attack. '
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The fate that her husband had bought for $ 1, was the jackpot of 169 million dollars. The couple eventually chose a direct benefit of 64. 796. 160 dolar.
How do they spend the money know Viola and her husband yet. 'It's still unreal,' she said at the presentation of the giant check. 'We need to settle first. Perhaps we buy a convertible. In the future, perhaps a large house. It is still very used to. '