- The Washington Times - Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Powerball officials drew the winning numbers Wednesday night in a $116.6 million lottery as the twice-weekly game continues to build a month after the richest drawing in history.

The winning numbers were 26-60-67-31-28 with the red Powerball being 23.

The $2 tickets are sold in 44 states that, along with the District of Columbia and some U.S. territories. Nobody has won Powerball since a record $1.6 billion jackpot was split three ways on Jan. 13.

If taken as a lump sum, as most recent big lottery winners have chosen to do, Wednesday’s $112 million Powerball jackpot would be worth $72.3 million.
Winning the lottery can become its own form of headache, as one of the winners of that record drawing are finding out.

According to multiple media outlets Wednesday, John and Lisa Robinson of Munford, Tennessee, are being sued by a Muslim prison inmate who says in a hand-written court filing that he gave their daughter $20 from his prison trust fund to buy lottery tickets. Johnathan Lee Riches also claims Tiffany Robinson had agreed to marry him.

Mr. Riches, who also goes by Jihadi Schitz, claims that this entitles him to half the $328 million prize the Robinsons took as a lump-sum payment.

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