Mystery Powerball ‘winner’ located — at work

Mystery Powerball Winner found

The possible 2nd Powerball jackpot ticket holder seen celebrating on a Maryland gas station video has been located.

Just one day after his celebration was captured on the gas station cameras — and shown on news programs all over the country — the man was back at work for the Virginia DOT, where a reporter attempted to interview him.

“Did you win the lottery,” NBC 4’s Pat Collins shouted at the man through a chain link fence. The unidentified highway safety worker was stone faced and silent as he drove away in the same SUV that was captured on the gas station surveillance video.

Collins also located one of the man’s co-workers who was seen on the same surveillance video. “I promised the gentleman that what we would do is wait for him to come forth and speak with you all publicly,” said the co-worker.

The possible Powerball winner told a cashier at the gas station that his ticket matched the Powerball numbers drawn Wednesday night.

Cashier Kamran Afgan told NBC News the man said, “Oh my God,” after he realized he was holding the winning ticket worth $293.7 million.

Two winning tickets were sold in Missouri and Arizona. A husband and wife from Dearborn, MO came forward to claim their jackpot. But Arizona Lottery officials say no one has come forward to claim the jackpot there.

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    55 Responses to “Mystery Powerball ‘winner’ located — at work”

    1. 1
      Daisy says:

      I was so HAPPY for this man when I saw the video of him in the gas station confirming his numbers :cheer: :dance: :woot:

    2. 2
      lola says:

      Congrats! :cheer:

    3. 3
      AlluringlySweet says:

      :yawn: yeah…..I’m hating.

      Seriously I would’ve called in and took my arse to Arizona.

    4. 4
      lovezoe says:

      How is it possible he bought the ticket in Arizona and less than two days later he in

    5. 5
      Daisy says:

      @LoveZoe He said he bought the tix while he was in AZ working I believe

    6. 6
      lola says:

      @lovezoe You can buy a tix a few days earlier. Maybe he flew and got a tix at the airport. # JMO

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      lovezoe says:

      That makes sense. Just wondering, that’s all. Another question:

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      iWhip says:

      :huh: he aint on the next thang smokin to AZ to collect that check?? he at WORK?? :wtf: ion get it :shrug:

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      lovezoe says:

      FayFay- we >>>here<<<

    10. 10
      Buttercup says:

      I guess ol’ boy has wait to get paid to buy a plane ticket. Get it how ya live.

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      KAREN says:

      They are wrong for hunting that man down. They don’t know his circumstances. What if someone kill him for that ticket. The media goes to far for a story. May God be with this man.

    12. 12
      FuturedocDonte says:

      Let me look on my family tree and pray that this man is like a 2nd cousin or some ish :mad:

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      BigCityGirl says:

      IDK…but who goes to work after winning over a quarter of BILLION dollars??? He was so excited in the store but STONE FACE now? I hope he did indeed win…but I’m going to hold my congrats until I see him holding the honorary check…..

    14. 14
      AlluringlySweet says:

      Oh :kneel:

      ROLL TIDE!!


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      Ni ni says:

      They are wrong for hunting that man down…Exactly! When I saw that on the news im like wtf because I thought you have the option to let the media know youve won. No way I would want all my 2nd, 3rd, and play cousins bombarding me about what they need money for.

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      DownBottom says:

      Congrats are in order for both winners!!! :handclap:

      OAN *ROLL TIDE* :champ:

    17. 17
      Nhere says:

      If he is anything like me he would want to collect anonymously especially if it is allowed in the state. If he had the right to do so and that was his intent, he should pursue a lawsuit against the thirsty media hounds in addition to his lottery winnings.

    18. 18
      VDot says:

      That nucca may not have won nothin but another scratch off :huh:

    19. 19
      KayCeiSoul says:

      Ain’t that Brown?
      David Mann play too merch. :coffee:

    20. 20
      missmiami says:

      i think he wants to be anonimous and is playing it off. i would do the same :scared:

    21. 21
      missmiami says:

      he probably lawyered up and getting paper work ready. u know how us black folk is :kona: you have everybody coming out the wood works and what if he has debt, child support and etc

    22. 22
      FuturedocDonte says:

      Kaycei go to bed :hahaha:

    23. 23

      Lets think of circumstances here:
      He may live in a not so nice neighborhood and if they find out that man won that lottery they may want to hurt him for it.

      He may want to keep up as normal so that no one suspects…

      He may have gotten a lawyer and this was advised to him.

      People may have ruined this man’s life for a story and they don’t care.

    24. 24
      LadyLew says:

      They are wrong for hunting that man down. :cosign:

      The media dirty! If he wanted them in his biz he would have been on the news like the other ticket holder. Showing their kids and all that foolishness.
      I would have went to work for a week or so too and acted like nothing happened.

    25. 25
      NaijaGal says:

      Morning Folks :yahoo: let’s finish 2012 with a bang :hi:

    26. 26
      Fated4Greatness says:

      Good to see the reaction of a winner and I love me some Pat Collins…that man is gonna get a story by choice or force…I thought they was gonna run his ass over lol

    27. 27
      Bootcampgirl says:

      Hey Naija :waves: Nice gravi, hopefully you had a relaxing vaca…
      Katt Williams has totally lost his mind, before going on his slow speed chase this negro slapping folks at Target… :facepalm:

    28. 28
      luVn_liFe... says:

      Naija!!! :happy: I see ur LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOng VaCay went well

      BOOTGirl . . .
      Fated for Greatness

    29. 29
      Bootcampgirl says:

      Luvn :dance:

    30. 30
      NaijaGal says:

      BOOT :waves: except for my breakout :huh: my vacation was fantabulous…thankful for a job but would love to still be home

      LUV N – :happy: morning hun…my vacay went very well…thanks

      *yall see the update on Katt Williams* that nig is cray cray

    31. 31
      Bootcampgirl says:

      @Naija, good to hear
      :tea: there’s more than the slap???

    32. 32
      lovezoe says:

      Morning folks! We missed ya Naija! What’s the update with Katt?

    33. 33
      Bootcampgirl says:

      Morning Love :bye:

    34. 34
      lovezoe says:

      Boot- :waves:

    35. 35
      NaijaGal says:

      LOVE :hug: girl I’m talking about his Target incident, slapping the target worker and taking off in one of their electric carts :rofl:

      @BOOT – the slap is the latest that I know of

    36. 36
      NaijaGal says:

      LOVE – how’s the baby???

    37. 37
      lovezoe says:

      NAIJA- I saw that! I don’t k ow what’s wrong with him. Crack is wack. He is doing better.turns out he is teething too,so that has been fun.

      Oh. Kandi is messy.

    38. 38
      NaijaGal says:

      @LOVE – ok so it was probably the teething…don’t know why kids get like that when they teeth…girl don’t even get me started on stuffed sausage Kandi…why is she so pressed about NeNe but never has anything to say to Kim…but last night NeNe had me cracking up from beginning to end ‘where that bitch live at’ :rofl:

    39. 39
      NaijaGal says:

      guess Katt didn’t hear Whitney when she said crack was wack…crack is cheap…but Katt don’t need to show me any receipts though :lol:

    40. 40
      Bootcampgirl says:

      Sooo, anybody else see Sandra’s tweets with other folks about the Ms. Perkins situation??? :huh:

    41. 41
      lovezoe says:

      NAIJA- my other two didn’t have any symptoms. Whew! I missed the first half. Watching the last 30 mi utes now. She a mess. Too grown too be so messy.

    42. 42
      lovezoe says:

      Someone tweeted to Sandra and she retweeted: if she was at home taking care of her chi,d this would not have happened. You know what…Sandra you foul

    43. 43
      Milky says:

      :wave: <—————- katt Williams crack
      Good morning
      Naija welcome back
      Luvn :kiss:

    44. 44
      KayCeiSoul says:

      :yawn: Good Morning!!

      Bah humbug. Let me get that shyt understood rett-nah.

      This is THE last year…welp! Let me stop lying. No it ain’t.
      I’ve got ANOTHER 18 year sentence for this Christmas mess, that will have me broke over and over again 3 days after pay day.

      Oh well. At least I had me some Olga’s.


      Preggo-Smurf, aka KayCeiSoul

      *How was y’all’s weekend? Did anyone overspend like me?* :waiting:

    45. 45
      NaijaGal says:

      @BOOT & LOVE – I don’t know why anybody pays Sandra any attention…she talks out both sides a lot of times…if she was consistent I’d take her more seriously but since that’s never the case why get your pressure up

    46. 46
      lovezoe says:

      YET. A. Certain unnamed person was going on weekly jail visits leaving the child with grandma

    47. 47
      KayCeiSoul says:

      Alright Naija! You better werk that holiday hair. :yahoo:

      Boss pic Sis. :yes:

    48. 48
      NaijaGal says:

      MILKY – :waves: morning luv

      KayCei sunshine – did you miss me <—–Varnell Hill :grill:

    49. 49
      Fated4Greatness says:

      Morning all!! :waves:

    50. 50
      Bootcampgirl says:

      Hey Milky/Kaycei :yahoo:
      @love, exactly, I’m sitting here reading those tweets and amazed at how many females was co-signing…

    51. 51
      NaijaGal says:

      KAYCEI :oops: <—–blushing, thanks luv :hug:

    52. 52
      luVn_liFe... says:

      :newpost: :obama:

    53. 53
      Milky says:

      :newpost: more Sandra shade on our POTUS

    54. 54
      KayCeiSoul says:

      Hey Boot, luV, Milky, love, Fated :waves: Good Morning Beauties.

      Yasss! Missed you much Naija-Boo! :hug:

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      pointhimout says:

      i dont think it’s him. people are a lil more discreet than this. the fact he made it out that store with a supposedly ticket worth 250+million keeps me from thinking he’s the other winner. He’s stunting to see how much attn he gets. He has a winning ticket, but it was for like $5.

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