BOISE – Eric Kyle woke up this morning to the noon news broadcast saying
someone in Boise won $18.7 million on a Powerball ticket at Big Smoke.
Eric woke up his roommate and screamed “I won the Lottery!” Though his
roommate thought it was a joke earlier, once in the Idaho Lottery offices
everyone knew it was the truth.
The 22-year-old manager of Boise's Copper Kitchen has 60 days to decide
if he wants to take the 29-year (30 payment) annuity option or the lump
sum cash option, which would yield $10,397,024.
Kyle matched all 5 white numbers and the red Powerball number to win the
top prize. The winning numbers were 4, 10, 15, 48, 51 and the Powerball