91-year-old Illinois man wins $1 million Powerball prize

He's been playing the lottery since 1974
Posted at 8:04 PM, Apr 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-06 21:03:56-04

OAKBROOK, Ill - Robert Schuit, 91, won a $1 million Powerball prize in the Illinois Lottery.

On March 21, the lucky numbers were drawn that led Schuit to his victory.

He says he's been playing the Illinois Lottery since the very first draw in 1974, but this is the first time he's won big.

"Now I have some cushion," he said.

He plans to use some of his winnings to remodel his home.