Solomon Kifle Wins $5 Million Prize in Virginia Lottery

The winning ticket was bought at a Safeway located at 5980 Kingstowne in Alexandria, Va.

ALEXANDRIA, VA — An Ethiopian man from Alexandria, VA. won big on Wednesday when he walked into a Safeway to buy some lottery tickets.

 

Initially, Solomon Kifle who is a renewned radio journalist working for VOA Amharic Service bought Powerball tickets, with his eyes on the estimated $750 million prize. With his leftover cash, he also decided to buy a scratch off lottery ticket.

Solomon didn’t win big with the Powerball, but he got the surprise of a lifetime with his 50X The Money scratch off ticket.

 

“I couldn’t believe my eyes,” he told the Virginia Lottery after winning.

Solomon Kifle won the game’s top prize of $5 million, according to the Virginia Lottery.

 

Source: wsa9.com

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