Two Friends Share $2 Million Powerball Prize

January 2nd, 2014   ·   Add Your Comment Now...

When South Boston residents Edward P. Prakapas and friend Daniel McCarthy decided to go to Jimmy’s Korner on P street to buy a powerball ticket, they didn’t know they had given themselves a great start for the new year.  Five of the six numbers they picked together matched the draw for a million dollars and a dollar they spent on the Power Play feature doubled their win to 2 million.

The duo collected their winnings from the lottery offices, opting for a single payment of $1.4 million.  Tariq Milton, owner of Jimmy’s Korner store has earned a $20,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.  It is the biggest prize sold at the store which has also sold a $1 million winner in 2007.


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