Redlands Nurses Syndicate Bags Big Powerball Prize

February 4th, 2016   ·   Add Your Comment Now...

While the focus on the recent $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot were on the three big winners, the record number of players also resulted in lots of tickets winning substantial consolation prizes.  Among those is a group of 13 nurses from Redlands who contributed $10 each to purchase 65 tickets.

Syndicate organizer Janelle Mejia only thought to check their tickets after another member asked if they had won anything.  She found that one of their entries matched 5 of 6 numbers drawn to bag a pretax prize of $638,000, which works out to $49,088 per member; and that’s when she started calling the other members.

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