Man takes vow of poverty then wins $260m - what next?

Sarah Coles
Roy Cockrum, a 58-year-old from Nashville in Tennessee, has won an incredible $259.9 million on the Powerball Lottery
Roy Cockrum, a 58-year-old from Nashville in Tennessee, has won an incredible $259.9 million on the Powerball Lottery



Winner Of Record-Breaking Tennessee Lottery Comes Forward
Winner Of Record-Breaking Tennessee Lottery Comes Forward


Roy Cockrum, a 58-year-old from Nashville in Tennessee, has won an incredible $259.9 million on the Powerball Lottery. This is worth over £151 million, and is a truly staggering sum of cash. But it leaves Cockrum with an interesting dilemma - because several years ago he took a vow of poverty for religious reasons.

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