$1 million Powerball winner will buy home for mom

A Providence man became $1 million richer on Tuesday.

Dashiel Florez claimed the $1 million Powerball prize from aticket he bought at a convenience store on Benefit Street just minutes before salesclosed.

The drawing was held on Oct. 5.

Florez said he played a combination of numbers from hisnephews' birthdays.

Florez's mother was with him when he claimed the prize. Florezsays he plans to buy a house for her.