Veteran wins $2 M in Illinois Powerball

April 4, 2013 4:07:14 AM PDT
A Vietnam War veteran and retired nurse is a new member of the Illinois lottery's millionaires club.

Charles Malone won two million dollars when his quick pick ticket with power play matched the first five numbers in the March 16th Powerball drawing. He received his money at the Falcon Pantry in Westmont where Malone bought his ticket.

Malone plans to buy his wife their dream house and share the winnings with their six children and 15 grandchildren.