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Michigan woman instantly quit job after winning $310M Powerball jackpot

Topic closed. 65 replies. Last post 7 years ago by MotoX2.

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golfer1960's avatar - Lottery-003.jpg
Eatontown, NJ
United States
Member #119665
November 29, 2011
850 Posts

three rivers  three riverskitchen

I think I like this one better. It cost $696K and has 4bd, 4bth, and 3283 sq ft, lake front.

Go Julie, GO!!!!!

    KY Floyd's avatar - sunflowers avatar.jpg
    United States
    Member #23834
    October 16, 2005
    4581 Posts

    Where's the other $600,000 worth of it?

      grwurston's avatar - Lottery-062.jpg
      Same #'s, different games.
      United States
      Member #90247
      April 24, 2010
      11728 Posts

      Do not quit your job before you have your ticket verified and validated. If the lottery officials say your ticket is not valid, you will have to go crawling back and begging for your job. If you have to, go home sick and then quit after you have verified and validated your ticket. JUST A THOUGHT!!!!.

      I Agree!

      The lottery is the same way. 


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        United States
        Member #124610
        March 16, 2012
        3713 Posts

        Congratulations on the win & the early retirement!  Now cash your ticket - assemble your team - and get outa dodge!

          casino crawler's avatar - Lottery-049.jpg
          San Diego, CA
          United States
          Member #165343
          April 3, 2015
          86 Posts

          From a former Michigander, Congratulations Julie Leach.  No one understands the sacrifices that factory workers make and are such an integral part of our economy.  23 years in a factory job and working your way up in a "man's world"...Good for you, go ahead and quit and enjoy your good luck with your family and friends.  All the best to you!Hurray!

          Slots and Keno..at the Casino...Keep me happy....and not so Mean-o.

            HaveABall's avatar - rocket

            United States
            Member #72446
            March 18, 2009
            1391 Posts

            Congratulations Julie!  I always get excited when I see a solo woman win a jackpot in these big -- majority of our country-ranging -- lottery games!

            Banana Pumpkin

            Having several millions of dollars in my financial accounts means receiving several valuable services each day!


              United States
              Member #162427
              January 2, 2015
              2801 Posts

              Just had a thought.

              Can you imagine if this had been in Illinois???

              Who knows when she would get her money.

              wonder what the sales are like in Illinois? How long will PB & MM let them continue not paying? Sales MUST be droppping.

              I just pulled up the state site, there is a 1 million dollar raffle going on this month - LOL!!!!

              anyone got any updates on this issue?

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                United States
                Member #36806
                April 7, 2006
                41 Posts

                US FlagHyperCongratulations,,,,,

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                  United States
                  Member #139338
                  February 20, 2013
                  1417 Posts

                  Michigan Powerball winners seem to enjoy McDonald's. (Mr. Lawson name-checked them during his press appearance, stating that he'd continue to eat there.) I guess that's not so uncommon, but it's funny that the fast food giant is two-for-two in being mentioned by the state's individual Powerball winners.

                  Ha Ha!  Good observation Ridley.  That is so funny about the McDonald's thing.  Speaking of Donald Lawson, he's on FB now as "Lawson Dino". There's a picture of him at his daughter's wedding.  Something appears to be troubling him as he has a court date coming up and ranted for demons to leave him alone. Someone in the family bought a house in Alva, Florida.  Huge.   


                  Congratulations Julie!!!  You deserve it for your 23 years of dedication to one company. 

                    Gleno's avatar - Lottery-001.jpg
                    New Jersey
                    United States
                    Member #80352
                    September 25, 2009
                    723 Posts

                    Congrats to Julie.

                    Hope she puts some of  the money for her 11 grandchildren in a trust fund.


                      United States
                      Member #106129
                      February 13, 2011
                      806 Posts

                      I think the only people who continue to work after a large jackpot win are ones that are mentally ill.

                      Myself being of very sound mind, would quit right away just as she did.

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                        United States
                        Member #121955
                        January 21, 2012
                        3169 Posts

                        She's lucky it happened before the change. Don't blame her for quitting, the night shift is horrible especially with that fiberglass dust blowing around.

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                          Rixeyville Virginia
                          United States
                          Member #161700
                          December 8, 2014
                          5 Posts

                          Banana In Perfect Ways Under Grace TYTYTY!!! PartyHurray! Congratulations!!! Julie Leach!!!! Many Blessings !!!!! I hold you to THE HIGHEST GOOD!!!!!

                            Lynn-Lynn's avatar - yocco
                            Kansas city Mo
                            United States
                            Member #133399
                            September 29, 2012
                            63 Posts

                            Congratulations on your win

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                              United States
                              Member #154191
                              April 7, 2014
                              74 Posts

                              Just had a thought.

                              Can you imagine if this had been in Illinois???

                              Who knows when she would get her money.

                              I had the same thought, and that she should be grateful that she doesn't live in Illinois.

                              Julie, may you be happy with your winnings.

                              I just remembered from the news this morning, they said she would be using the money to help her family.