A 75-year-old woman from New York has won $2m (£1.2m) lottery prize after using numbers she found in a fortune cookie from a Chinese takeaway.
Emma Duvoll told the New York Post: “You check the numbers and check again, just to make sure. You don’t believe it in the beginning.”
She added: "I was surprised, but pleased".
The grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of one has revealed what she will do with her millions: "I plan to invest most of it and maybe take a trip to Switzerland to visit family.”
An 84-year-old woman has won $590.5 million in Florida Powerball lottery with a Quick Pick (lucky dip) ticket - after a stranger allowed her to jump in front of them in the queue.
Mindy Crandell told NBC News that she believes she could have been the person who let Gloria Mackenzie enter the queue in front of her.
"I turned around and there was a lady standing there, and she looked at me when the lady had said 'next' and I said just go ahead it's no big deal".
A Quick Pick (lucky dip) ticket purchase has led to an 84-year-old woman scooping $590.5 million in Florida's Powerball lottery.
Gloria Mackenzie matched all six winning numbers in the multi-state Powerball draw on 18 May, after a stranger allowed her to go ahead of them in the queue at a local grocery store.
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Lottery officials have said a mechanic and his wife from Missouri are one of the two winners winners of the record $588M Powerball jackpot, according to the Associated Press news agency.