Bronx Woman Wins $2M Powerball With Fortune Cookie Numbers

Posted on March 06, 2014, 9:14 pm
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The fortune in this cookie was $2 million.

A Bronx great-grandmother, after dinner at a Manhattan noodle shop, bought a Powerball ticket using the numbers inside her fortune cookie — and wound up a winner.

She bought her winning ticket at the Hannaford Pharmacy in upstate Pine Bush, NY.

The retired deli owner is the mother-of-two, grandmother-of-eight and great-grandmother-of-one. Her lucky meal and fortune cookie came from Sammy’s Noodle Shop & Grill in Greenwich Village.

“It’s unbelievable,” said a thrilled Emma Duvoll, 75, after picking up her winnings Thursday. “I plan to invest it and save it … Maybe I’ll go see family in Switzerland.”

 

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