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Willmar man wins $50K on Powerball

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Willmar man wins $50K on Powerball
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

WILLMAR -- A Willmar man has won $50,000 playing Powerball in the Minnesota State Lottery.

According to a news release from the State Lottery, David Deppa bought his winning ticket in Cambridge where he was visiting his son.

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He bought give sets of numbers with the Power Play multiplier for the Wednesday drawing.

He stopped at a Willmar store to buy ice cream and check his numbers. The store informed him that it could not pay the prize -- a $10,000 winner because he had four of the five numbers matching plus matching the Powerball, and a Power Play multiplier of five, for a $50,000 overall prize.

Deppa claimed the prize Friday.

Powerball is a multi-state lotto game played by selecting five numbers from 1 to 59 and a Powerball number from 1 to 39.

The Power Play option is an additional cost and multiplies any prizes short of the jackpot up to five times.

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