US shopkeeper from Syria will get $1 mln after his retailer sells successful $2.04 bln lottery

A shopkeeper who arrived as an immigrant within the US many years in the past has grow to be a millionaire after his retailer offered a successful lottery ticket value $2.04 billion, in response to media studies.

Joseph Chahayed emigrated to Los Angeles from Syria within the Eighties together with his spouse and two kids with about $14,000, CBS reported. Chahayed plans to spend the maximum-possible bonus quantity of $1 million on his household, in response to CBS.

“I by no means acquire welfare, I by no means acquire Medicare, I by no means acquire any cash from the federal government. All what I do, I work laborious, seven days every week. I raised my youngsters, graduated from the school and purchased a home and I purchased a enterprise all as a result of I work laborious and grow to be an sincere man,” Chahayed was quoted as saying by the American information company.

The numbers for the largest-ever Powerball value $2.04 billion have been drawn on Tuesday morning. The successful numbers have been 10-33-41-47-56 and the Powerball was 10.


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