NH Senator Gregg: Jackpot

New Hampshire’s own Senator Judd Gregg won the Powerball lottery in D.C. this week for a jackpot of $853,492. Out of spontaneity he purchased $20 of tickets, and the winning ticket matched every number but the powerball, allowing him a power-play for the cash-out:

He said he doesn’t buy lottery tickets often but was intrigued by the publicity of the jackpot rising to about $350 million.

“Every American believes in good fortune and good luck and I’m no different than anyone else,” he said.