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Arlington Powerball Winner Claims Prize

By ARLnow.com - ARLNow.com

Monday - 12/17/2012, 12:45pm  ET

Joanna Wallace, of Arlington, $1 million Powerball winner (courtesy photo)The lucky Arlington resident who matched five numbers in the Nov. 28 Powerball drawing officially claimed her $1 million prize on Friday.

Joanna Wallace (left) matched five numbers but didn’t match the Powerball, which would given her a share of the $587 million jackpot. She was one of four $1 million winners in Virginia from the record-setting jackpot drawing.

Wallace purchased her ticket at the 7-Eleven store at 5267 Lee Highway, using the Easy Pick option to randomly select the numbers on her ticket, according to the Virginia Lottery. The store received a $10,000 bonus for selling the ticket.

Virginia Lottery Executive Director Paula Otto presented Wallace with a check for $1,000,004.00 at the store on Friday.

Photo courtesy Virginia Lottery