The 38 year old man was shocked to find out that one of the “Championship Poker” tickets brought him the jackpot. He could not believe it but that day Karma was definitely on his side. New Jersey’s lottery officials have confirmed the winning. The state lottery director made the following public statement: “We are very grateful that John has given his time and skills to help the people dealing with the challenges brought on by Sandy”
After taxes Turner will get $70000 from his $100000 jackpot. When asked if he has any plans for the money Turner replied that he will donate some of the money to a needy family. He also wants to help a local church and invest the rest in his own business. One could say New Jersey just gave Turner a big gift as a thank you for his help.