Wisconsin Man Scoops Cool Million On Lottery While Filling Up Snowmobile At Petrol Station

A Wisconsin man has scooped a cool USD 1 million on the lottery after stopping at a petrol station to fill up his snowmobile.

Daniel Bellefeuille, age not disclosed, won USD 1 million (GBP 737,000) on the Powerball lottery in the US state of Wisconsin in mid-January.

Wisconsin Lottery said in a statement on 3rd February: “Routine stop to fill up his snowmobile with gas leads to big prize!

Daniel Bellefeuille, of Spooner, Wisconsin, had a recurring dream that told him he was going to win bought a Powerball ticket that earned him a $1 million prize on 17th, January 2022. (wilottery/Newsflash)

“Daniel Bellefeuille always had a feeling he was going to win big playing the Powerball. Win big he did with a USD 1 million winning ticket he purchased at Spooner Marathon, 730 S. River St., while filling up his snowmobile with gas.”

The lucky winner said: “I had a dream ever since the Powerball started that I was going to win. This comes at the right time because I’m going to retire.”

Wisconsin Lottery said: “To win the USD 1 million prize, Bellefeuille matched five numbers (9-24-35-46-65) and missed the Powerball of 22. Bellefeuille’s win in the January 17 drawing is the first Wisconsin million-dollar winner for a Monday drawing since Powerball added Monday drawings on August 23, 2021.

“A career builder and construction worker, the Spooner man says he plans to purchase a new, ‘but used’ vehicle and complete a house he is building on his property.

He said: “This will help me finish it.”

Wisconsin Lottery said: “Retailers who sell winning tickets over USD 599 receive a two percent incentive. For selling the USD 1 million Powerball ticket, Spooner Marathon received USD 20,000.”

The lottery organisation added that it costs USD 2 to play and the odds of winning the USD 1 million Powerball prize are 1 in 11,688,054.

Wisconsin Lottery stated: “The Wisconsin Lottery enriches communities statewide by giving back 93 percent of its revenue to winners, retailers, and Wisconsin homeowners. Since 1988, the Wisconsin Lottery has generated more than USD 17 billion in total revenue, over USD 9.7 billion in prizes paid, more than USD 5.1 billion in funding for property tax credits to eligible Wisconsin homeowners.”

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