In the process of moving to Huntersville, North Carolina, Solzano used the set of lucky numbers in the fortune cookie to buy the North Carolina Powerball lottery.
According to North Carolina lottery officials, Solzano’s numbers matched the four white balls and won him $50,000, but they said that because he bought a $3 powerful lottery ticket, the prize has soared to 500,000 US dollars.
According to lottery officials, the odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are one in 292 million.
Solzano said: “This is a good investment.”
Sorzano, from Estero, Florida, had an after-tax income of $353,751
“Unbelievable,” Solzano said. “I am very happy that my dream has come true.”