He Powerball has a new winner. February 6 the famous United States lottery announced that the jackpot of 754.6 million dollars had burst and that the lucky person lived in the city of Washington. Several weeks passed and everyone wonderedwho is the winner? That is why it has been known that the person who hit all the balls in the draw was a woman. Know who it is.
He Powerball It has become one of the most famous lotteries in the North American country and continues to raffle millions of dollars among people who purchase their tickets in different establishments throughout USA.
precisely, in November 2022 met the last winner who took home a total of 2.040 million dollars. But to him is added the winner of Washington who matched all the numbers on February 6, 2023, becoming the undisputed owner of 754.6 million dollars.
The ticket where the winning numbers were marked was purchased at the Fred Meyer from Auburn, Washington one day before the draw.
WHO IS THE WINNER OF THE 754.6 MILLION DOLLARS?
He Powerball added its fifth winner since the famous lottery was created. On this occasion, the woman from Washington took the 754.6 million dollars.
She responds to the name of Becky Bellaccording The Hilland he was the one who bought his ticket at the Fred meyer. According to the aforementioned media, the woman bought a total of $20 in Powerball lottery tickets, obviously in order to have a better chance of winning.
Precisely, the lottery of Washington issued a statement stating that Bell bought the ticket after seeing the prize that was raffled.
WHERE DID BECKY BELL WORK?
The lucky winner worked in the company Boeing dedicated to the design, manufacture and sale of airplanes and helicopters. Upon entering the ticket sales establishment, the woman said that it was there when she realized that she had to buy more than one.
HER REACTION WHEN LEARNING SHE WAS THE WINNER
Bell also revealed, according to The Hill, How was her reaction when she found out that she was the owner of the 754.6 million dollars.
“I’ve never made more than $20 in my life, so you can imagine my surprise when I realized what had just happened. I just broke down and cried”, expressed the excited woman.
At another point, he commented on how he found out he had won.
“I was working virtually the next day and getting ready for my 6:20 am meeting, I scrolled through the news widget, it popped up, and I saw a story about the winning ticket being sold in Auburn and I thought, ‘That could be me.’”he specified in the press release of the Washington Lottery.
HOW MUCH MONEY DID YOU TAKE HOME?
According to the portal use today Becky Bell He decided to choose to take the award once and not annually for 29 years.
Therefore, a total of 407.2 million of the draw on February 6. This was discounted the issue of state and federal taxes taking home $309.5 million.
WHY WAS YOUR IDENTITY REVEALED?
In the state of Washington, the identity of the person who wins in a lottery game must be revealed, according to the portal The newspaper.
The aforementioned medium also maintains that the woman did not appear at the press conference, much less an image of her was shown because she requested that it be saved. privacy if.
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT POWERBALL
WHAT IS THE POWERBALL?
He Powerball it’s a lottery game USA which can be found in 44 of its Statesin addition to the district of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the virgin islands.
It should be noted that the minimum jackpot of Powerball is 40 million dollars. When there is a winner, he can choose if he wants the payment in 30 annuities, or in cash, taking into account the discount of taxes and legal expenses.
The price of the ticket is 2 dollars and 3 dollars if you play with the option powerplay.