Norris woman wins $1 million in Powerball drawing

By WEEK Producer

Credit: Illinois Lottery

Norris woman wins $1 million in Powerball drawing

August 15, 2013 Updated Aug 15, 2013 at 3:01 PM CDT

NORRIS, Ill. – A Norris, Ill. woman is $1 million richer thanks to a lucky Powerball ticket.

The winner, identified as Jolene C., won the million dollar prize on a quick pick ticket in the August 8 Powerball drawing.

The ticket was purchased as the Casey’s General Store, 885 North Main Street in Canton.

Jolene said she is going to use the money to buy a car and take a trip to Italy.

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