North Carolina couple claims $1 million prize
North Carolina couple Ron and Regina Phelps are both nurses and are both the proud winners of $1 million from the May 11 Powerball drawing.
The Phelps won $1 million with Match 5 on the May 11 drawing, when they were able to correctly guess all but the Power Ball. Regina Phelps bought the ticket at Ingles Market on New Leicester Highway in Asheville, NC the day of the drawing.
immediately The morning after the drawing, Regina saw her ticket and decided to check her numbers. She called her husband, and left him a voicemail that only said, “I think something good has happened.”
Something good had indeed happened for the North Carolina couple, who received a total of $680,000 after taxes. The Phelps have a combined 60 years in the medical field taking care of others. They are happy to have the chance to take care of themselves.
The North Carolina couple are happy for the options ahead of them. They are looking forward to a comfortable retirement and ways to enjoy their fortune with their children and grandchildren.