When I win Powerball .... | Arkansas Blog

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

When I win Powerball ....

Posted By on Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 9:14 AM

... I'm going to tell them I don't want my name in the paper.

Consider the convenience store clerk who bought a $100,000 winner Sunday at his store in Van Buren. When his win was revealed, he got huge press attention. He said he was going to be in Little Rock first thing Tuesday morning to pick up his check.

Now that he's a celebrity, the local newspaper naturally followed up when it developed he had some other local obligations before spending his winnings.

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