HAVERHILL (CBS) — A Haverhill man claimed his $1 million Powerball prize this week. Victor Van is the second winner from Massachusetts to safe a chunk of the Powerball drawing on October 4 that featured a $699.8 million jackpot.
The opposite winner from Massachusetts was Seekonk resident Raymond Carey, who claimed his $1 million prize a little bit over per week in the past. Van matched with the primary 5 numbers on his Quic Pic ticket. He obtained his prize cash on Wednesday.
Van instructed the Massachusetts State Lottery that he plans to make use of the cash he gained on his training and to assist his household repay their mortgage.
He purchased the ticket at Bradford Mobil Mart on South Essential Road in Haverhill. The Bradford Mobil Mart, together with the High quality Fuel & Mart on Taunton Avenue in Seekonk the place Carey purchased his ticket, will get $10,000 every for promoting the tickets.
The successful ticket for the $699.8 million jackpot was bought in California. The successful numbers had been 12, 22, 54, 66, and 69, with a Powerball variety of 15.
There have been three different $1 million-winning tickets bought throughout the nation in Virginia, Florida and Arizona.