Winning the Powerball jackpot once is a dream come true. Winning the Powerball jackpot twice is crazy. But winning the Powerball jackpot twice on the same day? Well, that’s pretty much unimaginable.
However, for one lucky Colorado man, the unimaginable happened on March 25. The Pueblo, Colorado resident, who identifies only as “Joe B.,” won two $1 million Powerball jackpots and claimed his winnings on Friday, April 24, according to 9News.
Evidently, Joe B.’s wins were a long time coming. The lottery fan has been playing the same numbers for 30 years — and after three decades, they finally paid off.
According to a press release, Joe B. bought his tickets at different times and in different locations. One was purchased in the morning at a 7-Eleven, and the other was purchased later that evening at Loaf N’ Jug. “Can you believe what amazing luck!” the Colorado Lottery said.
At the moment, it sounds like Joe’s plans for the money are still up in the air. When the claims staff asked him what he and his wife plan to do with their millions, he simply said, “the Boss has plans for it.”
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