(KRQE) – A Shiprock man is the lucky holder of a Powerball ticket worth $1 million. H. Ben of Shiprock, New Mexico claimed his prize Tuesday. According to a news release, he found out the winning ticket had been sold in New Mexico after watching a TV news report.
He matched all the white ball numbers but missed the final Powerball number for the jackpot. According to a news release, Ben called his son first to tell him the news and put the ticket in a safe place. The release states he also couldn’t fall asleep until 2 a.m. because he was so excited.