February 10, 2017
$50,000 PowerBall® Win Split Between Two Friends
Two Big Instant Ticket Wins
A Middletown woman and an East Providence woman split a $50,000 PowerBall® win from the April 13, 2016 drawing. They both plan to use their winnings to pay some bills. Their ticket matched four numbers and the PowerBall® number to win the standard $50,000 payout. Total Market, 970 Willett Ave., Riverside, sold the winning ticket.
A Newport man claimed a $50,000 top prize on the "$50,000 Fortune" Instant Game. He said he plans to use the money won towards a down payment on a house. Cumberland Farms, 125 Broadway, Newport, sold the winning ticket.
A Smithfield man won $20,000 playing the "$1,000,000 Scratch" Instant Game. He said he will use the money won to visit family in Florida. Smithfield Mobil, 354 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, sold the winning ticket.