Woman Scores $100,000 Lottery Win, Following Cousin’s Sage Advice


A lottery victor recounted how she won a $100,000 fortune shortly after heeding the advice of her cousin. Lucky Tina Renee Johnson, a resident of Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA, purchased her ticket at the 7-Eleven in her neighborhood during a family outing. As they approached the register, her cousin observed that the Powerball jackpot had increased and implored her to purchase a July 19 Power Play ticket.

Her additional expenditure of $1 increased her share of the $1 billion  windfall to $100,000. Tina stated that her cousin forced her to do it. She would not have paid a dollar more for the Power Play if not for my cousin. However, she advised her to do it. On July 20, Tina claimed her prize at the lottery’s headquarters in Richmond.

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She stated that she intends to donate a portion of the winnings to her local church and assist her cousin who contributed to her victory. The Powerball drawings are conducted at 10:59 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, according to the Virginia Lottery. The odds of winning the jackpot by matching all six numbers are 1 in 292,2 million. 

Overall, the probability of obtaining any Powerball prize is 1 in 25. To learn more about Powerball, please visit the game’s website. All Virginia Lottery profits are allocated to K-12 education. Ms. Johnson resides in Virginia Beach, which last fiscal year received roughly $37.4 million in lottery funds for K-12 education. In Fiscal Year 2022, the Lottery raised more than $779 million for K-12 education, representing roughly 10% of Virginia’s total K-12 school budget.

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