Arkansas Woman Who Lost Home Wins $150,000 Lottery Prize

LeAndra Clay holds up her lottery winnings.
LeAndra Clay holds up her lottery winnings. (My Arkansas Lottery)

Good things come to those who wait, especially when it comes in the form of $150,000 lottery winnings for an Arkansas woman who lost her home in a fire just weeks ago.

LeAndra Clay of Little Rock lost her home in a fire last February.

“I don’t have much family left and kept telling my friends that I have the faith of a mustard seed,” Clay said, according to a statement from My Arkansas Lottery.

She purchased a ticket for the March 23 Powerball drawing with the Power Play addition but wasn’t able to check the numbers right away since she had been staying in a shed without electricity.

When she finally got the chance to check her results, she discovered a $50,000 win multiplied by three due to the Power Play.

“He’s an on-time God,” she said. “I knew God would bless me soon.”

She said the money will now go toward buying a house and a car.  

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