Buddies Thomas Prepare and Frederick Feeney shook hands in 1992, swearing if each one won the Powerball jackpot, they’d split the winnings…no matter who bought check in. Tom, of Elk Mound, and Joe, of Menomonie, made good with that handshake when Tom recognized a Powerball ticket he purchased at Synergy Coop Exit 45 on 2100 County Rd. B in Menomonie for that June 10 drawing was the $22 Million jackpot champion.
first Wisconsin Powerball jackpot won since March 2019
Selecting the money choice of roughly $16.seven million, Tom and Joe each required home about $5.seven million after federal and condition taxes. This win is Wisconsin’s 18th Powerball jackpot since Wisconsin debuted the sport in 1992. This is actually the first Wisconsin Powerball jackpot won since March 2019 when Wisconsin were built with a record-setting $768.4 Million jackpot champion. Wisconsin has become tied for 4th around the all-time listing of most often winning states.
After learning from the win, Tom known as Joe to inform him this news and Joe, an enthusiastic fisherman, could not quite accept is as true. “He known as i and me stated, ‘are you jerking my bobber?'” stated Joe. Tom gave his two days-notice and upon the market upon learning of his win. Joe is formerly upon the market from your area fire department.
Neither have extravagant plans for that winnings but they are searching toward enjoying more family time. “We are able to pursue what we should understand. I can not consider an easy method to retire,” stated Tom. They are doing expect with a traveling. Formerly, Tom, Joe, as well as their spouses required a car trip together in a tiny PT Cruiser convertible. For future road journeys, they intend to upgrade their vehicle.