He had already left the store and was driving away when a Des Moines man realized he didn’t have the ticket he’d just been told had won a $1 million Powerball® prize. The story has a happy ending, but, whew! It was a close call.
As the lottery’s vice president of external relations, I’m a member of the senior management team at the Iowa Lottery, where I’ve worked since 1999. I’ve spent my years at the lottery learning as much as I can about all the ins and outs of the lottery industry. I’ll put that knowledge to work here so I can share the behind-the-scenes details with you!