The year 2020 has finally come to an end after all the troubles and challenges. The entire year of 2020 was ruined by the coronavirus pandemic and the world is still trying to get out of the worst experience. The entire world has experienced the worst time ever due to the widespread terror of the pandemic and its aftermath.
Now that the New Year has begun, everyone wants to have a good time and have a good start. This is where the Virginia Lottery has come in and tried offering a helping hand to the people of Virginia. The Virginia Lottery has been providing people the opportunity to try their lucks and see if they will be blessed with prizes this year.
This time, the VA Lottery has revealed the story of a lucky woman who was blessed with a huge prize. The player was really excited and stated that she has found herself to be the luckiest woman in the entire world.
The player was the luckiest person in Virginia when she managed to win a $150,000 prize from the Powerball Lottery powered by the Virginia Lottery. The draw for the particular Powerball ticket was held on January 9, 2021, which helped the player bag prize money of $150,000.
The player informed that she was hearing that the jackpot prize for the Powerball draw was amassing many millions. Therefore, she thought of trying her luck and see if this could be it for her.
Jennifer Cates, who is a nurse at a local hospital informed the lottery officials that she had purchased the ticket from Virginia Lottery’s online website. She had purchased the ticket from the website on December 23, 2020.
The lucky numbers drawn by the lottery operators on January 9, 2021, were 06-13-38-39-53 and the Powerball number was 06. The player informed that she manages to match four lucky numbers out of the five numbers as well as the Powerball number.
According to the lottery officials, the player’s ticket had managed to win a $50,000 prize but the player had added the Power Play option by paying an extra dollar. This resulted in the winner’s prize money getting tripled and she won $150,000.
When asked, Cates informed the lottery officials that she was extremely excited and thrilled knowing that she had won such a huge prize. When she first got to know about her win, she was shocked about it and found it hard to believe that she had actually won.
The winner informed that with the prize money, she plans on buying herself a new car as hers is worn out. The player informed that she also plans on giving some money away for charity as she wants to help the patients at her hospital.