Have you ever given Lottery games as a gift?
Dawn Wirz slipped two Lottery tickets into her husband’s birthday card — one Mega Millions and one Powerball.
Brandon Wirz only won $1 on the Mega Millions game, but he won $150,000 in the Powerball drawing on Oct. 7, according to the Idaho Lottery.
His ticket matched four numbers and the Powerball, a $50,000 prize. But there was a PowerPlay multiplier of three, tripling his total winnings.
“It was an unbelievable birthday!” Wirz told Lottery officials.
The Wirzes plan to pay bills, invest in a college fund for their son, and save the rest.