tab Facebook Twitter You Tube You Tube
Rhode Island Lottery Rhode Island Lottery VIP Club and Second Chance Drawings Join the Rhode Island Lotery VIP Club
VIP Account

Rhode Island Lottery News > In The News > All News >

Two $1 Million PowerBallŪ Tickets Claimed by Fall River Man
$17,604 Midday & $10,000 Evening Daily Numbers Winners

October 22, 2014

Two $1 Million PowerBall® Tickets Claimed by Fall River Man
$17,604 Midday & $10,000 Evening Daily Numbers Winners

The two $1 million PowerBall® tickets from the October 15 drawing have been claimed by a man from Fall River. He's been playing the same PowerBall® numbers, 5, 7, 19, 27 and 28, for the past couple of years for no particular reason. He purchased both tickets from Atlantic Sports Bar, 70 Shove St., Tiverton. The owner of Atlantic Sports Bar actually texted the winner to tell him he thought he had won, but the Fall River man was in disbelief.  A few days later, he checked his tickets and saw that it was indeed true!  He said he was hungry before he checked his tickets, and then lost his appetite after.  He intends to make a lot of people happy.

The $1,000,000 tickets matched five numbers but not the PowerBall® number, for the standard payout of $1,000,000.  However, if the PowerPlay® feature was added for an extra dollar, the $1,000,000 prizes would have been multiplied by two, the Power Play® number drawn, to equal $2,000,000.

Two Daily Numbers winners also cashed in on yesterday's Midday and Evening Draws. A woman from West Warwick won $17,604 on the Midday drawing playing numbers 2, 7, 5, 8, her mother's lucky numbers.  She played three $1 straight tickets and one $.50 straight ticket at Lakewood Liquors, Inc., 774 Warwick Ave., Warwick.  She plans to pay bills and maybe take a vacation.

Additionally, a man from Cranston won $10,000 on yesterday's Evening Draw playing his lucky numbers 2, 6, 2, 6.  He watched the drawing live on WPRI-12.  He's never won that much before and plans to save the money in the bank. Rite Aid, 1011 Cranston St., Cranston, sold the winning ticket.

Tonight's estimated PowerBall® jackpot is $110 million.


List All News Articles
  Rhode Island Rhode Island State Seal
  The Ocean State
The Official Website of the Rhode Island Lottery
Benefiting All Rhode Islanders Since 1974

This website,, is the official website of the Rhode Island Lottery. It is UNLAWFUL for anyone under the age of 18 to play the Lottery. Although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the winning numbers information on this website, mistakes can occur. If you have questions about winning numbers, contact the Lottery at 401.463.6500 or visit your nearest Lottery Retailer for the official winning numbers and game information.

© 2016 Rhode Island Lottery. All Rights Reserved. Any and all use of content, logos and/or other features of this website are prohibited without the written consent of the Rhode Island Lottery.