Tayeb Souami, a 55-year-old accountant from New Jersey was smiling ear to ear after finding out he was the sole winner of a $315.3 million jackpot with Powerball. Souami, told the story of how he was going to do some work, but was distracted by the fact that his car was so dirty, and it was best to go to the car-wash first. On the journey, he spotted a seven-eleven store – which inspired him to check the ticket’s he’d bought earlier using the machine, the first ticket was not a winner, but the second ticket said that it must be seen by a retailer to confirm it’s worth. Bringing it to the clerk, the clerk said “Oh my god, oh my god” over and over again as he saw the amount on the screen. The winning ticket was originally purchased from ShopRite, which is located at South River Street in Hackensack and matched the numbers: 3, 6, 9, 17, and 56 as well as the Powerball number 25.