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.