Won the grand prize of $2 billion
Lot seller gets 1 million free
Joseph Shaheed sold a lottery ticket in California that gave a lucky winner $2 billion. Now the owner of the shop himself gets a generous gift.
A Powerball jackpot is hit at a Joseph Shahid store in California.
A lucky winner of the American lottery “Powerball” won the jackpot on Tuesday and It brought in a record $2.04 billion (2,040,000,000) dollars.
And now there’s another lucky, rich guy who won the lottery. It’s Joseph Shahid (74) billions ticket seller. He’s a millionaire too.
The owner of Joe’s Service Center in Altadena, northeast of Los Angeles, where the winning ticket was sold, gets a $1 million Powerball bonus! This is what this particular lottery provides.
He still wants to keep working
“I am very surprised. Farah. Very happy,” the grandfather of ten, who came to the United States from Syria in the 1980s, told CBS. However, he still likes to come to the store at 6 a.m. as usual for work. He says: Money is not so important, love is much more important.”
He doesn’t know who bought the jackpot ticket. But he hopes it’s someone from the area.
With his own winnings, he will help his five children. “My son is expecting a baby in two months, and we are looking forward to it,” Shahid said. “We can have a nice celebration for another baby.” The Syrian would also like to donate a portion to the community.
One of his sons, Danny Shahid, is delighted with his father’s reward. gain money. “He’s really a hard working guy,” he says. “LA Times”. “He gets up at five in the morning every day. Nobody deserves him like him.” (man)
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