Choctaw man claims $2 million lottery ticket
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
OKLAHOMA CITY - It was the best birthday ever for one Oklahoma resident.
A Choctaw man has claimed the $2 million winning Powerball ticket from the Jan. 16 drawing, Oklahoma Lottery officials reported Tuesday. Doyle Henson claimed the prize Friday.
News9 reports that Henson, who owns a farm in Choctaw and drives part-time for an Oklahoma City Charter bus company, bought five tickets on Jan. 16 for his 65th birthday.
After state and federal taxes, Henson received $1,420,000, with which he plans to retire, officials said.
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