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Rockford man wins a million playing Powerball

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Bob Layeux pictured with his daughter Bob Layeux pictured with his daughter

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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