"I checked my ticket about a million times yesterday on the app and then on the site.
" I shook. I was completely overwhelmed and still am. "
The pensioner said she heard lottery officers looking for the mystery winner and narrowed the search to Ipswich, but thought there was no way it could be her.
" I kept checking my ticket out because I was waiting to hear that someone else had demanded the prize
" But when I had not heard an update, I thought to myself: check that ticket. "
" I always buy a ticket to the big jackpot draw, but just like everyone else, you never actually think it's going to be you. "
The grandmother said she had plenty of things to tick off her bucket list and the cash would help make it a reality.
" Well, to begin with, I'll be doing all my siblings, the kids and the grandsons of millionaires, "she laughed.
" I've always dreamed that one day I would win Powerball, I'd buy myself a Mustang! So I certainly will.  "And I also want to buy myself a beautiful new home."
The winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased his first winning division at newsXpress in Brassall Shopping Village.