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Durham Man Wins $1M in Powerball

Posted February 28, 2008

— Larry Basden, of Durham, won $1 million in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing. His winning ticket was purchased at the Bilboa Food Mart on Angier Avenue.

Basden, who picked his winning numbers at random, said he plans to invest some of the money and perhaps take a fishing trip.

Saturday's jackpot will be worth an estimated $153 million.


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  • US VET Feb 28, 2008

    Congrats to him...I try every week without a bit of luck..

  • Me again Feb 28, 2008

    Can I borrow $20?

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  • IzzMad2016 Feb 28, 2008

    Good for him! Congratulations. My turn will come (hopefully SOONER than later).

  • uncalumni02 Feb 28, 2008

    Lucky man!

  • Space Mountain Feb 28, 2008

    I know I have to be related to him someway.

  • Mr. T Feb 28, 2008

    Hey Uncle Larry!

  • mrr03 Feb 28, 2008

    Great win.