The woman returned the calls from the Australian Lottery after realizing she was the lucky multimillionaire.
The last time someone beat the odds and won the Powerball jackpot was Nov. 19, 2022.
Saturday's drawing is the 10th largest in U.S. lottery history.
Feeling lucky? The Powerball jackpot also comes with an estimated $375.7 million cash option.
A small continence store in Camden County suddenly finds itself inundated with customers after it sold a $4M winning Mega Millions ticket.
The jackpot is worth $653M with a cash value of $350.3M.
Monday's Powerball, at $613 million, has a cash value of $329 million.
“I had to go with my gut and my gut said to just close my eyes and pick,” the North Carolina woman said.
Pauls Harris, a 59-year-old school bus driver in North Carolina, said she also hopes to use the winnings to help out her kids.
A Florida man looking for luck found it last week when a cut in line resulted in a winning million-dollar lottery ticket.
A Texas woman stole a $1 million winning scratch-off lottery ticket from her cousin in New York and claimed more than $500,000 in a lump-sum payment.
Terry Peace of North Carolina said he might take early retirement.
Friday night's $1.35 billion jackpot was the second largest in Mega Millions history and the fourth time the game has had a billion-dollar win. Here is a look at the largest winners ever.
After 25 drawings without a winner, the Mega Millions jackpot has reached the second-largest prize in game history.
The South Philadelphia 7-Eleven will now receive a bonus for selling the winning Five Million Fabulous Fortune scratch-off ticket.
Tuesday's Mega Millons drawing once again did not match any tickets sold. Here's when the next drawing is and how much you could win.
Kenya Sloan hopes to open her own soul food restaurant with her second win.
People wait for a possible winner or winners after the Mega Millions drawing for a massive jackpot.
The lottery prize ranks as the sixth largest in U.S. history, with the drawing set for Friday night. Recently, a player in California won a record $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot.
The final Mega Millions jackpot drawing of 2022 also comes with a $347.8 million cash option.