Police Increase Patrols Around Home Of Lottery Winner
Police are providing extra patrols around the home of a Massachusetts woman who won the $758.7 million Powerball prize.
Mavis Wanczyk, a hospital worker from the western Massachusetts town of Chicopee, was announced Thursday as the winner of the biggest undivided lottery jackpot in U.S. history.
After winning the $758.7 million Powerball prize, she also has something else she never could have imagined.
A police presence outside her home.
Wanczyk quit her job on Thursday, saying she just wanted to go back to bed and Lottery officials say she chose to take a lump sum payment of $480 million, or $336 million after taxes.