Richmond man wins $5,000 in Powerball

This article submitted by Linda Stelling on 5/26/98.

Gilbert Steil, Richmond, won $5,000 playing the lotteryís Powerball game. Steil claimed his prize Thursday. He bought the winning ticket at Southside Truckstop in Richmond.

Powerball is the multi-state lotto game that offers players nine ways to win. Players select five numbers from 1 to 49 and a Powerball, from 1 to 42. Players match four white balls plus the Powerball wins $5,000; the jackpot is won by matching all five numbers plus the Powerball. Odds of winning a cash prize are one in 35, one in 80 million for winning the jackpot.

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