Shelbyville Cabinet Maker Wins $2 Million In Lottery

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Matthew Reed won the Powerball Lottery on Saturday
Matthew Reed won the Powerball Lottery on Saturday

Twice was nice for a lucky Shelbyville man, who won big the second time he played Powerball. Matthew Reed, a cabinet maker, won $2 million on Saturday. 

“It’s just the second time I’ve played, and I only bought two tickets,” said Mr. Reed, who came to the Tennessee Lottery’s Nashville headquarters office with his grandparents Monday to collect the prize. And because he added the Powerball Power Play option for an extra dollar, Mr. Reed doubled the base prize of $1 million, which he won by matching five of the five white ball numbers drawn.

Mr. Reed says he plans to invest, save, and keep working. He purchased the lucky ticket at Serve & Go, 764 Madison St., in Shelbyville. 

 



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