Kristen Martin purchased her winning Powerball ticket on a whim. Not one to typically purchase Michigan Lottery tickets, Martin had to enlist the help of the clerks at Goldsworthy's Inc. to fully understand the rules.
After her purchase, Martin set the five tickets aside
and forgot about them until the next day.
When Martin told her husband of a dream that she had four winning numbers he reminded her that she had to actually play to win. That is when she revealed that she had bought a few Powerball tickets. She soon found out that a winning Powerball ticket had been sold in Blanchard. As the town rumored over the identity of the lucky winner, Ms. Martin spent the day wondering if it was her.
It wasn't until later on Thursday evening that Martin received a call from her 19-year-old daughter, who checked her mother's tickets, telling her that she was the lucky Blanchard winner. Martin had indeed won the $1million match 5 prize in the Powerball drawing.
Martin is going to be conscientious with her new funds, planning responsible choices like paying off bills, and maybe even springing for a new car.
Martin's winning ticket was purchased from Goldsworthy's Inc. located at 6993 W Blanchard in Blanchard.
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