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Boise Couple Claims $1 Million Powerball
- Audrey Eckert and her husband David only buy one ticket for every draw of
Powerball and Mega Millions, usually from the Maverik
located at the corner of Franklin and Maple Grove in Boise. That single line of
devotion to playing paid off today when they claimed a $1,000,000 Powerball
prize from last Wednesday night´s draw.
checked the winning numbers in the newspaper on Thursday morning, and noticed
that we´d matched at least three numbers. Then I noticed we matched four and
then five numbers. I just couldn´t believe it," exclaimed Audrey.
"Then I compared my ticket numbers to the ones on the Idaho Lottery´s
website and they matched, too. You do
just need one ticket to win."
working around the house, Audrey will often ask David if she can get him anything.
The answer is always the same, "Yes, a $1 million."
couple plans to use their winnings to help ease a transition into
retirement. David works for Darigold and has been thinking about retiring.
don´t have to worry about that anymore. Or worry about insurance once we retire
either," added Audrey.
their part in selling the winning ticket, Maverick will receive a bonus from
the Idaho lottery of $20,000.
of the couple is available.
Eckert’s are not available for comment.