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Wakefield Man Has 2 Million New Friends; Ticket Bought at Commons

According to a release from the Rhode Island Lottery, a Wakefield man won $2 million from a Powerball drawing Wednesday night.

According to officials from the Rhode Island Lottery, a Wakefield man won $2 million on Wednesday night from a Powerball ticket.

The lottery issued the press release on Thursday. The man, who isn’t identified, screamed when he checked the numbers in the morning paper, momentarily startling this wife.

The ticket was purchased at the Commons Convenience Store in the South County Commons. The store has an active Facebook page, which is viewable here.

The jackpot for Saturday’s Powerball is estimated at about $60 million.

Stephen Greenwell January 04, 2013 at 05:12 PM
According to a post by Commons Convenience on their FB page, the winner is Tony Moretti. And the store's take from the ticket? Eight cents.

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