Brooklyn Man Feels Like a Kid in a Candy StoreTuesday, July 20th, 2010
Wins $200,000 Second-Tier Powerball Prize
Edward Stevens was still in a daze as he held his winning Powerball ticket at Maryland Lottery headquarters in Baltimore on Monday afternoon. A Powerball player since this game began in Maryland last winter, Edward finally matched five numbers – every one but the Powerball – to become a $200,000 second-tier winner.
The printing company employee did not get to check the numbers because of work, so he had his girlfriend’s daughter check them online for him. When Edward found out he won big, his initial reaction was shock; then joy took over. He walked five blocks through Baltimore City, skipping and whistling. “He was holding the ticket like a candy bar,” his brother said.
The 53-year-old has been a huge baseball fan throughout his entire life. He plans to spend some of his winnings on Orioles tickets. The winning ticket was sold at Standard Deli & Grocery, located at 501 St. Paul Street in Baltimore.