A New Jersey man has just claimed his $338 Million jackpot winnings on the American Powerball lottery. Not bad for a weekend’s work!
Pedro Quezada has made Powerball lottery history by becoming the 8th biggest lottery winner in the United States. His unbelievable haul of $338 million USD on the 23rd March Powerball draw is surely set to make all his dreams come true.
Let’s find out more about this amazingly lucky Powerball lottery winner and his even more amazing jackpot prize.
"Powerball Pedro" and his lucky wife
Powerball Pedro Takes Home The Lotto Gold
The latest winning Powerball numbers for Saturday’s amazing jackpot were 17, 29, 31, 52, 53 and Powerball 31. Pedro had all 6 numbers correct and on Tuesday this week laid claim to his enormous winnings.
- He is originally from the Dominican Republic but has resided in the USA for 25 years
- He purchased his winning ticket from a liquor store
- “Pure joy” and “Just happiness” was how Pedro described his unbelievable win
- He is 44 years old and has 5 children
- He operates a convenience store with his family which, unsurprisingly, he says he will not be returning to
- First on his list of things to buy is a “good car” (When a reporter asked what he currently drives, he replied "my feet").
- He says he will be buying his wife "whatever she wants"
- A true lottery fan, Pedro says he will keep playing the lottery
"Powerball Pedro" at 'Eagle Liquors' where he purchased his winning ticket.
Pedro’s $338 USA Powerball win is the 4th biggest Powerball draw in history and pushes him to 8th place overall on the list of biggest lottery jackpot winners in the United States. The list of top 10 jackpots ever won is now comprised evenly of 5 Mega Millions and 5 Powerball jackpots.
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Will Powerball ever be able to match the record-breaking $656 million USD draw from March 2012? We know from experience that records are made to be broken so we are going to go with a YES!
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