Even after his kids confirmed the big win, he went back to the store where he purchased the ticket to make sure it was real.
“I got a call one afternoon and the caller ID showed it was from the state of Michigan which I thought was strange,” said the player. “I assumed it was a scam call and I almost didn’t answer, but then decided to at the last minute."
‘Mr. Li’ claimed his multimillion-dollar prize in a yellow mascot costume, according to the Guangxi Welfare Lottery.
Arizona lottery officials say that nine $50,000 tickets were sold across the state at locations in Anthem, Chandler, Mesa, White Hills, Williams, Littlefield, Vail and Nogales.
There is one winning ticket for the record $2-billion Powerball jackpot and it was sold somewhere in California, according to state lottery officials.
Hours after the originally-scheduled Powerball jackpot drawing on Monday night, the winning numbers have finally been shared. Did you win?
The delay in reporting Powerball’s winning numbers for the $2 billion jackpot was due to a processing delay in Minnesota, the Minnesota Lottery said in a release.