Michigan woman found out on Facebook she won a $1 million Powerball prize

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Michigan woman found out on Facebook she won a $1 million Powerball prize:-A woman in Michigan was just looking through Facebook when she found out she had won $1 million on the Powerball.

In a press statement from the Michigan Lottery, they said that Jennifer Vackaro, 50, from White Lake, which is about 60 miles east of Lansing, chose to buy a Powerball ticket at Andale Mexican Grill & Cantina on Carroll Lake Road in Commerce Township.

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Michigan woman found out on Facebook she won a $1 million Powerball prize

“My boyfriend and I were at Andale, and he was playing Club Keno, so I chose to play Powerball,” Vackaro told the draw. “Usually I play easy pick numbers, but since we were just hanging out having a drink, I decided to take the time to pick my own numbers.”

Vackaro had no idea that picking her own numbers would make her a millionaire.

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The March 2 drawing had white balls 3, 18, 27, 36, and 53. Vackaro chose those numbers by hand.

“The next morning, I was scrolling Facebook and saw a post about a winning Powerball ticket that was sold at Andale,” said Vackaro. “The winning numbers were written in the post, and I knew what they were right away.” I scanned my ticket on the Lottery App. I was shaking so hard when I saw $1 million with confetti on the screen! I told my fiancĂ© and daughters the good news over the phone.

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Vackaro plans to celebrate her Powerball win with family

Vackaro went to the Michigan Lottery Headquarters to collect her prize. There, she told lottery officials how she planned to spend the $1 million.

Vackaro plans to take a trip with her family and save the rest of the money.

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Vackaro told the lottery officials that her daily life has changed since she found out she won the Powerball.

Vackaro said, “I have been in a fog the last few days.” I haven’t been able to eat or sleep because I’m so scared and excited!

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How to play the Powerball

Powerball tickets cost $2 each. You can buy them at a convenience store, gas station, or grocery store near you. In some places, you can even buy tickets online.

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You have to choose six numbers to write on your ticket in order to play. There will be five white balls, numbered from 1 to 69. It’s red and has one number on it that is between 1 and 26.

You can add a “Power Play” for $1 to improve your chances of winning. This adds an extra $1 to all prizes that aren’t the jackpot. This add-on can make wins 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X, or 10X bigger.

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There is also a “Quick Pick” option where players can ask a cashier for numbers that were generated by a machine and printed on a Powerball ticket.

There are draws every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday night. The cash prize will grow by millions if there is no jackpot winner.

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When is the next Powerball drawing?

The next Powerball drawing is March 13. The prize is thought to be worth $559 million. The lottery says that if there is a winner after Wednesday’s drawing and they choose to get the money, they could get $273.3 million.

What are the odds of winning the Powerball?

The lottery says that the chances of getting the Powerball jackpot are one in 292.2 million.

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Overall, your chances of getting a Powerball prize are about 1 in 24.9.

Where can you buy lottery tickets?

You can buy tickets in person at grocery stores, gas stations, and convenience shops. There may also be lottery tickets for sale in some airport lobbies.

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There is also an online service called Jackpocket that lets people in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Texas, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia buy lottery tickets. Jackpocket is the official digital lottery courier of the USA TODAY Network. With the Jackpocket app, you can use your phone or computer to choose your lottery game and numbers, place your order, look at your ticket, and get your wins.

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