Virginia man 1 number away from Powerball jackpot, wins $1 million

Virginia man 1 number away from Powerball jackpot, wins $1 million
Wesley Odom matched the first five numbers in the Dec. 29 drawing.

SUFFOLK, VA (WWBT) - A Suffolk man is $1 million richer thanks to his lucky numbers her played in Powerball at the end of 2018, and was oh-so close to being a multi-millionaire.

Wesley Odom matched the first five numbers in the Dec. 29 drawing, only missing the Powerball number. The winning numbers in that drawing were 12-42-51-53-62, and the Powerball number was 25.

“We didn’t sleep at all last night!” Odom said about discovering he won $1 million.

Odom, who is retired, says he has no immediate plans for his winnings.

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