(UPI) Maureen Fleming, an account executive and mother of three, won her second Powerball in seven years -- with a prize of $50,000. Her first Powerball win in 2011 was $10,000.
The Maryland resident stopped for gas and a cup of coffee and bought a $4 quick-pick ticket for a Feb. 10 drawing. She checked a few days later to see if she won.
"At first glance, I knew I had won something because I had four numbers and the Powerball," she said. Initially, I thought I had just won $500.
She scanned her ticket while getting ice cream with her youngest son and was told to go directly to Lottery headquarters to claim her prize.
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Fleming said that she doesn't have plans set for her winnings, but she might plan a trip to Hawaii.
"I hope the next time I'm here, it'll be to claim that big Powerball jackpot worth millions," she said.
The 52-year-old was one number shy of taking home a $184 million jackpot prize.Copyright 2018 by United Press International