Milwaukee man wins $1 million playing Powerball

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Settha Vongphakdy of Milwaukee is the lucky player who won $1 million from the Wednesday, August 15 Powerball drawing.

Vongphakdy purchased his $1 million winning ticket at Mian Petroleum at 3100 South 60th Street in Milwaukee. Vongphakdy matched five out of five numbers, but not the Powerball. Vongphakdy says he is a regular Powerball player and has no intentions of quitting his job.

Wednesday's winning Powerball numbers were 12, 15, 28, 47 and 48 with a Powerball of 16. The Power Play number was 2.

The next Powerball drawing is Saturday, August 18. The estimated jackpot is $50 million ($30.1 million cash).


  • Each ticket costs $2 per play
  • Choose five different numbers from 1 to 69 and one Powerball number from 1 to 26
  • Tickets must be purchased by 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday and Saturday to be included in the drawing
  • Sign your ticket and check it as soon as possible to avoid missing out on any prize you may have won

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