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Washtenaw County Woman Wins $150,000 Powerball Prize from the Michigan Lottery



A Washtenaw County woman plans to help others after winning a $150,000 Powerball prize from the Michigan Lottery.

Amy Ramsey, of Dexter, matched four white balls and the Powerball – 04-35-41-44-58, PB: 25 – in the April 20 drawing to win a $50,000 prize. Thanks to the Power Play, the prize was multiplied to $150,000. She bought her winning ticket online at Dexter is about nine miles northwest of Ann Arbor.

“I bought my Powerball ticket online the night of the drawing, and then woke up the next morning to a prize notification email from the Lottery,” said Ramsey. “When I saw $150,000 pending in my account, I felt extremely blessed!”

Ramsey, 55, visited Lottery headquarters recently to claim her prize. With her winnings, she plans to help others.

Powerball plays may be purchased for $2 each at Lottery retailers across the state and online at A “Power Play” option that multiplies non-jackpot prizes by up to 10 times to a maximum of $2 million may be added to any Powerball play for only $1. For an additional $1 per play, Double Play may be added to a Powerball ticket, giving players a second chance to win up to $10 million in the nightly Double Play drawing.

The Powerball drawing takes place at 10:59 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday and may be watched live online at: Powerball tickets are sold in 45 states, Washington D.C., U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.

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