April 3, 2018
$25,000 Winner at the Powerball® 25th Anniversary Celebration
Two Instant Game Winners
The Rhode Island Lottery hosted an exclusive Powerball® 25th Anniversary Celebration at Twin River Casino, 100 Twin River Rd., Lincoln, on Thursday, March 29th, featuring a performance by legendary actor, singer, and dancer, John O' Hurley. As part of a second chance promotion, one hundred ten winners were drawn to each receive a pair of tickets to this exclusive event and were entered into a drawing for $25,000, which took place at the end of the performance. Joseph Agresti of Cranston was the night's lucky winner. He said he plans to use a portion of his $25,000 win to take his children to Disney.
Additionally, a Westerly woman claimed a winning $100,000 "Pinball Wizard" Instant Ticket top prize. She plans to put her winnings towards purchasing a house. Hopkinton Liquor Depot, 229 Main St., Ashaway, sold the winning ticket.
Also, a Providence man won $10,000 playing the "Maximum Payout" Instant Ticket. He does not have any immediate plans for his winnings. V F Liquors, 306 Charles St., Providence, sold the winning ticket.