Manatee man wins $1M after shopping for Powerball Fast Choose ticket

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. — A Manatee County man who mentioned he solely performs the lottery for the enjoyable of it’s formally a millionaire.

The Florida Lottery introduced Kenneth Foy, 61, of Parrish, claimed a $1 million prize from the March 5 POWERBALL® drawing on the Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.

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Foy, in keeping with the Florida Lottery, bought his profitable Fast Choose ticket, which matched all 5 of the white ball numbers however didn’t match the Powerball quantity, from Publix, positioned at 11245 North U.S. Freeway 301 in Parrish.

Foy informed the Florida lottery he solely performs for enjoyable when requested if he performs usually.

“Generally I’ll choose up a ticket or two if I’ve a few further bucks in my pocket, however I by no means thought I’d win something this huge,” Foy mentioned. “For sure, I used to be in full shock once I checked our tickets on the Lottery app and noticed that we gained $1 million!”

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Kenneth Foy poses together with his spouse, Stacie, an outsized verify after claiming a $1 million prize from the March 5, 2022 POWERBALL drawing at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.

The Publix the place Foy purchased his ticket will obtain a $1,000 bonus fee for promoting the profitable POWERBALL ticket, per the Florida Lottery.

The subsequent POWERBALL drawing will likely be held Wednesday, March 23, at 10:59 p.m., ET, with an estimated $167 million jackpot. Tickets have to be bought by 10:00 p.m., ET to be eligible for this drawing.

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