We now know the name of the Rockford man, who won the lottery. This was after the Powerball drawing on August 8th.
Bob Layeux heard from a friend that someone in Rockford won the drawing that night. He went home to check his ticket, and sure enough, it was him. Layeux won $1 million and immediately called his daughter to have her double-check his ticket. After that, he told the rest of his family. "They were pretty excited," Layeux said. The new, already retired millionaire plans to buy a vacation home and invest the rest for his four grandson's education. Layeux bought his winning ticket at the Logli on E. State Street.
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