ATLANTA – An Acworth information technology architect has plugged into a Powerball prize worth $1 million months after purchasing the lucky ticket online with an iHOPEcard. Adam Missner, 47, matched the first five numbers from the Dec. 11 Powerball drawing, winning $1 million.
Missner, who works for The Coca-Cola Co., claimed his prize Feb. 7 at Georgia Lottery headquarters in Atlanta upon the discovery of an unread email notification confirming his windfall.
For the father of six, URL has new meaning: You Are Lucky.
Missner purchased a Powerball Quik Pik ticket on mygalottery.com with an iHOPEcard.
“I didn’t know! I missed the email,” he said. “I searched my emails, and there it was, sitting there unread.”
Winning numbers from the Dec. 11 Powerball drawing were: 1-10-13-18-19 and the Powerball was 27.