FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 15, 2010
 

Indianapolis Man Claims $200,000 Powerball Prize

 
James HagueINDIANAPOLIS – An Indianapolis man missed Saturday's $200 million Powerball jackpot by one number.  James Hague matched the first five numbers, but not the Powerball number, to win $200,000 in the March 13 drawing.  Hague claimed his prize at Hoosier Lottery Headquarters Monday morning.  
 
"I was so shocked!" said Hague.
 
Hague was accompanied by his brother, Jason Hague.  The excited pair laughed and joked as James claimed his winnings.
 
"This brings tears to your eyes," said Jason Hague.
 
The Marion County man works for Frito Lay.  He plans to invest his winnings.
 
"Our mom is a CFP (Certified Financial Planner), so she is going to help me do the smart thing," said James Hague.
 
Hague is a regular Powerball player.  He purchased his ticket at Circle K #2292 at 1551 North Illinois Street in Indianapolis
 
Saturday's $200 million jackpot was hit in New Jersey.  In Indiana, 48,433 Powerball players won prizes ranging from $3 to $200,000.
 
The winning numbers from Saturday, March 13 were: 6-16-20-31-36 PB:8. The Power Play multiplier was 5.
 
The Hoosier Lottery reminds all players to please play responsibly.

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Photo:   Jason Hague (L) poses with his brother, James Hague (R), as James collects his $200,000 Powerball prize.
Photo:  James Hague claims his $200,000 Powerball prize  at Hoosier Lottery Headquarters.  
 
For more information please contact Betsy Roberts at 317-264-4852 or broberts@hoosierlottery.com
 

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