Today marks another exciting achievement for the entire US Powerball lottery. The officials are very excited to reveal the winning stories of two lucky players who have won huge prizes playing the US Powerball.
The US Powerball officials have revealed that both players are from Virginia. Both players participated in different draws that took place in the month of March and April.
Both players won tier-3 prizes from their participation in the respective draws. The winnings are extremely promising for the entire US Powerball community.
It tends to rejuvenate the spirit and determination of the rest of the lottery community in continuing their participation in the lottery games. Let us go through the winning details of the players and the draws they participated in. These players have won huge fortunes and will be able to fulfill their desires with money.
Jerome Stephens from Vinton
The first player is Jerome Stephens who is a resident of Vinton. Jerome reportedly participated in the March 30 draw for the US Powerball. The primary numbers for the jackpot prize from the respective draw were 37-31-21-7-3. The red Powerball number for the draw was 11. The jackpot prize money for the March 30 draw was $207 million.
From the March 30 draw, Stephens’ ticket matched four primary numbers and the Powerball, winning him the tier-3 prize money. The minimum prize money for tier-3 is $50,000 but Stephens had the Power Play option added to the ticket.
The Power Play multiplier for the respective draw was 3X. As Stephens’ ticket also had the Power Play option, his prize money was tripled to $150,000.
The winner revealed he had purchased his $150,000 prize-winning ticket from Be Quick Market. The particular store is located at 2116 Hardy Road, Vinton.
Raychella Coston from Hampton
The second player is Raychella Coston who is a resident of Hampton. Coston had purchased her US Powerball ticket for the April 8 draw. The winning numbers for the draw were 66-62-31-16-6 and the Powerball number was 18. The Power Play multiplier for the respective draw was 2X.
The jackpot prize money for the April 8 draw was worth $273 million if the winner went for an annuity claim. For jackpot prize money in the form of cash would have been $165.9 million.
Coston’s ticket also matched the same criteria as Stephens and won her prize money worth $100,000. Her ticket was also worth $50,000 initially but she also had the Power Play option added to the ticket. This resulted in doubling the prize money for Coston. She ended up winning a prize that was $100,000.
Raychella Coston had purchased his $100,000 winning ticket from 7-Eleven. The particular store is located at 3445 Western Branch Boulevard, Chesapeake.