October 15, 2013
Spells $1,000,000 Powerball Prize!
BOISE, Idaho – How do you spell a
$1,000,000 Powerball winner? S-p-e-l-l-s. As in
Jeremy Spells of Twin Falls, who helped continue to the month long celebration
of Idaho’s oldest game when he claimed the $1,000,000 Powerball prize from the
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 draw on a ticket he purchased at the Gowen Road Chevron in east Boise.
work in both Twin Falls and Boise, so occasionally if I have a couple of extra
bucks, I’ll pick up a Powerball ticket,” explained Jeremy. “I checked the ticket at a retailer and they
told me to bring it to Boise. I still
didn’t believe it, so I called the winning numbers hotline about 50 times just
to make sure.”
then told his wife the good news after she returned home late after Bible Study
on Thursday night. Being late at night,
and tired from a long day, she didn’t believe it either.
still in disbelief,” exclaimed Spells, even after receiving the actual check.
couple plan to pay off their house, their car, and invest the remaining amount.
their part in selling the winning ticket, Gowen Road
Chevron receives a bonus from the Idaho Lottery for $20,000.
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