A North Carolina man won $150,000 in the lottery by letting his family pick the numbers

The winner took home a total of $106,516, after paying required federal and state income taxes.

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A man from the city of Fayetteville, North Carolina, he got his family to give him luck and ended up winning a $150,000 Powerball prize.

The player, named Trevor Stewart, 56, said the winning numbers were selected by his family. “This is incredible. I asked family members to pick the numbers, and that’s what I played. I’ve been playing with them for years.”

Stewart purchased the $3 Power Play ticket on the state lottery website.as reported on Fox 8.

With Power Play you can multiply the amount of the prize you win.

The winning ticket matched the numbers on four white balls and the Powerball to win $50,000 in Wednesday’s Powerball drawing. The prize tripled to $150K when the 3X Power Play multiplier hit.

Stewart claimed her prize Monday at lottery headquarters. After required federal and state tax withholdings, a total of $106,516 was taken..

“I was pretty excited. I had to call my wife to let her know,” she said.

He said he plans to pay some bills and will put the rest of the money in the bank.

Powerball drawings air at 10:59 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday.

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