There are two questions that immediately come up when you hear that someone down the block won a big bucks Powerball. They are:
2. Brother (or sister), can you spare a dime?
The likelihood of question 2 is probably one of the many reasons big lottery winners don’t immediately step forward.
On Staten Island, the winner of this past weekend’s $136 million Powerball ticket remains a mystery.
The lucky winner bought the ticket at the 7-Eleven on Page Avenue in Richmond Valley and has 365 days to claim it.
The store manager is thrilled -- he gets $10,000 just for selling the golden ticket.
For the rest of us, it’s back to hoping and waiting.
"Oh it's great, I wish it was me," a customer told NY1.
So do we. Back to the office pool.