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"I’m Scared"... says Woman Who Won Over $758m by nairaway(m) : 11:48 am On Aug 25, 2017



A 53-year-old mother of two on Thursday came forward to claim the largest single jackpot win in US history — $758.7m — and promptly quit her job of 32 years at a hospital.

Mrs. Mavis Wanczyk said she played the lottery as a “pipe dream,” never believing it would one day be possible for her to retire early from Mercy Medical Centre, where she has worked for decades.

On Thursday, that dream came true.

“I’ve called up and told them I will not be coming back,” she said to laughter at a news conference hosted by the Massachusetts State Lottery.

“I’m going to go hide in my bed!” she added when asked how she planned to celebrate, wearing black-framed spectacles, a zip-up hooded black sweater over a grey lace top, necklace and shoulder-length thick auburn hair.

Wanczyk selected the winning numbers — including a blend of family birthdays — and bought the ticket from a convenience store in Chicopee, a small town 100 miles (160 kilometers) west of Boston, calling it “a chance I had to take.”

“I was there just to buy it for luck,” she explained, chewing gum and grinning. Accompanied to the news conference by her mother and two sisters, she was still dazed after her monumental win.

According to AFP, Powerball called Wednesday’s draw “the highest jackpot won on a single ticket and the biggest lottery prize ever awarded to one single person.”

She now has the choice of taking the jackpot as an annuity spread over 30 years or a one-off cash lump sum of $480.5 million, depending on state taxes.

“First thing, I just want to sit back and relax,” Wanczyk said.

She said she found out she had won from a colleague when they were leaving work overnight and promptly went into shock.

“I couldn’t drive anywhere, I couldn’t do anything,” she said. “So he followed me actually to make sure I was safely home.”

“Now it’s like, ‘I am a winner, and I’m scared, but I’ll be ok.”

Wanczyk, who has a 31-year-old daughter and 26-year-old son, said she has previously been “OK” financially and had yet to work out how to spend her millions, other than paying off the car she bought last year.

She said she now wanted to be alone to “figure out what I want to do [with the money].”


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Re: "I’m Scared"... says Woman Who Won Over $758m by NinaGood(m) : 4:29 pm On Feb 06

Omg the quantity of money is huge, can't even imagine such a great deal of money, she needs to hide from world now not to get robbed or become a victim of scammers, which will be hunting her now. The biggest summ of money I ever won is 1600$, I did that at Golden Offer Slot .

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