A man from Colorado has defied all the odds by incredibly winning the $1 million Powerball twice in the same day.
Keep scrolling to learn more about this fascinating story...
As you will all be well aware by now, the world is currently under siege by a devastating and deadly virus.
via: GettySince December 2019, global headlines have been adorned by continuously terrifying news about the spread of the notorious virus.
It's been a truly dire couple of months.
via: GettyIn a bid to combat the spread of the virus, various world leaders have imposed lockdowns upon their countries.
Millions are now quarantined to their homes...
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It's an undeniably difficult time...
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And, here in states, unemployment due to the virus is on the rise.
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Shutdowns have caused layoffs in several corners of the market.
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The thought of losing your job because of this virus is unimaginable.
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After months and months of bad news...
via: GettyI think it's about time we had a little bit of good news, don't you?
It seems that quite a few people have been on a roll with their lottery winnings...And one of these lucky people is right here in the United States. But before that, a man in the land down under had the best of luck recently.
A new dad in Australia recently lost his job due to the pandemic...
via: GettyThe unnamed man, who is in his twenties, recently received the devasting news that he was being laid off. He has a wife and a new-born baby to take care of, so we cannot imagine the stress that he was going through.
However, his luck was soon about to change.
via: The LottLast week, the man took home the top prize from the "Set For Life" game, bagging a total of around $3 million dollars.
The family will be paid their winnings monthly, however.They will be receiving a whopping $12,800 per month for twenty years.
According to the man he and his wife "didn't sleep a wink" on the night they found they'd won."I checked my online account last night and saw I had won. I woke up my wife to tell her and she screamed. "It's unbelievable. I checked my online account so many times to see if it was real."
He continued:"We did not sleep a wink. We stayed up all night watching TV and talking about what we're going to do. It is a wonderful feeling. "We are a young family and we have a baby, so this will set us up for the rest of our lives." He added: "I recently lost my job because of [the virus], and so this just gives me complete relief. I have been so stressed lately, but now I am so happy. This gives us complete financial freedom. The possibilities are endless with this prize. This is a great feeling to have. I couldn't be happier."
This is incredible news!
via: GettyBut this man wasn't the only one with golden luck recently.
A man from Colorado has made headlines after winning 2 Powerball jackpots.
via: GettyThe man, who is only known as Joe. B, hit it big twice on March 25 after filling in the circles for the same digits over the past thirty years.
His persistence has finally paid off...
via: GettyKUSA-TV reported that he cashed his $1 million winnings this past Friday and that he bought the tickets from a pair of stores about a mile apart.