Some time ago, July 30, 1994: Couple hit $50M Powerball big stake, are Nebraska’s most memorable champs

In the hours after the Powerball drawing quite a while back today, lottery authorities utilized their PC to follow the $50.1 million winning pass to Kwik Stop No. 3 in North Platte, Nebraska.

Stan Tegler of Hastings, who said he was hitched to the likely victor’s sister, told the Hastings Tribune that Dianne and Lyle Fleharty purchased the triumphant ticket while in North Platte to watch their child play in a baseball competition.

The Hastings couple, the two locals of Nebraska, opened a public interview four days after the fact, at the workplaces of the Nebraska Lottery, by telling how they watched on TV as the numbers 1, 2, 8, 21, 31 and the Powerball number of 18 were drawn the evening of July 30. Fleharty had criticized his significant other before in the day for picking the numbers 1 and 2 on every one of the five $1 tickets they purchased. They said it was whenever they first had entered the Powerball lottery, which started in Nebraska only nine days sooner, on July 21.


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