$2 Million Powerball Winner To Keep Working

March 5th, 2015   ·   Add Your Comment Now...

After playing the lottery since it started in Tennessee way back in 2004, Benjamin Pendergrass was due for some return on investment.  Much to his surprise, one Powerball ticket matched 5 numbers drawn – so he thought he might have won $400,000.

He was delighted to learn later that the prize was actually 2 million dollars – a million multiplied by two because he paid a dollar for the ‘Power Play’ option.  Now he is looking forward to buying a teacup pig for his granddaughter, a motorcycle for his stepfather, and paying off the mortgage in his home.

He has consulted with financial advisers but has not made a decision about the rest of the money; so in the meantime he plans to continue working.

Read more in http://www.theleafchronicle.com/story/news/local/2015/03/02/erin-powerball-winner-started-dancing-midnight/24273333/

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