Omaha Man Wins $50,000 Playing Powerball

Charles Lyons of Omaha recently won $50,000 playing Powerball from the Nebraska Lottery.

There were more than 16,000 Nebraska Lottery winners in the Wednesday, December 16 drawings. Among these winners was Lyons, who purchased his winning ticket at Hy-Vee, 3505 L Street in Omaha. The quick pick ticket contained one play with four of the five winning white ball numbers (09, 10, 32, 42, 55) and the Powerball number (6) for $50,000.

Nine Nebraska Lottery players have won the $50,000 Powerball prize to date. The odds of winning $50,000 playing Powerball are 1 in 913,129, while the overall odds of winning any prize are 1 in 24.9.

Published on 12/30/2015