24-Year-Old Wisconsin Man Wins $768M Powerball Jackpot

April 24, 2019Apr 24, 2019

Millions of Americans play the lottery in hopes of changing their lives for the better. Some spend lots of time trying to pick specific numbers.

Others simply leave it up to chance and hope that their ticket randomly gets drawn. It can be a lot fo fun to imagine what you would do with all the winnings. However, one young man is now having to make that decision for real!

According to reports, one man has just hit the jackpot! He is from Wisconsin and is only 24-years-old.

"A millennial just won the third-largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history, and the second-largest in Powerball history. The 24-year-old suburban Milwaukee man said he screamed for about 5 or 10 minutes after realizing he won the $768 million Powerball jackpot," wrote Fox.

He opened up about the moment he won. He said he was going crazy when he realized it was his ticket that matched the drawn numbers.

“I was going insane,” Franco said. “I looked back at the three other numbers, they all matched. My heart started racing, my blood started pumping, I felt warm. I started screaming.”

Although some people try to remain anonymous after they win, Manuel came forward and made himself known at a news conference. He said he quit his job immediately.

"Franco said he plans to be wise about spending his new wealth and wants 'to help out the world.' He said he chose the cash option lump sum of $477 million," according to Fox.

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