Lucky Chris Shaw; a clerk became millionaire by winning Powerball lottery

Lucky Chris Shaw; a clerk became millionaire by winning Powerball lottery

Jefferson City : MO : USA | Apr 23, 2010 at 11:13 AM PDT
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Missouri clerk Chris Shaw wins Powerball - $258 million and goes crazy on the news ...

Chris Shaw, who was a store clerk at central Missouri, came forward Thursday as the winner of a $258 million Powerball jackpot.

Powerball is a roll-over prize game which has advertised grand prize starting at $20 million and can roll over into the hundreds of millions over many drawings. Powerball is an American lottery game sold through lotteries as a shared jackpot pool game. It is coordinated by the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL), a non-profit association.

Chris Shaw had only $28.96 in his bank account and had a stack of utility bills to pay. But the fortune was kind to him making Chris Shaw as millionaire recently in Powerball jackpot game.

Chris Shaw, 29, said he plans to use the winnings to pay the $1,000 he owes a friend for a truck he just bought, pay his utility bills, see a dentist about replacing his two missing front teeth, and take his three children and his girlfriend's two children to Walt Disney World in Florida.

Chris Shaw said he bought the $5 ticket Wednesday at the Break Time convenience store where he works in Marshall, about 80 miles east of Kansas City. Chris Shaw, the father of three accepted his formal check at the Missouri Lottery headquarters in Jefferson City.

Chris Shaw is considering himself as the most fortunate person to win the biggest lottery in Unites states. Earlier Chris Shaw was just an ordinary clerk at a Gas station, but now Powerball jackpot ticket has changed his destiny.

The $258.5 million jackpot is the 10th-biggest Powerball jackpot ever.

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