BOISE -- Two couples, one from Idaho and one from Utah, are each $1 million richer after hitting it big on the Powerball game.
Dennis and Jennifer Baldwin of Salmon, Idaho, and Mike and Mary Rodrigue of South Jordan, Utah were in Boise Tuesday morning to collect their winnings at the Idaho Lottery headquarters.
They won $2 million on the July 29 drawing of the Powerball after matching five numbers and playing the Power Play, which doubled their prize.
Jennifer is Mary's niece and plays the Powerball on a regular basis for her aunt, who sent her money from Utah where there is no lottery. The two have agreed to split all their winnings.
The Baldwins say their first priority will be to set aside money for their two boys to attend college. After that they were not sure how their winnings will be spent.
As for the older couple, Mike said he plans to spend his winnings. The first purchase may be a new lathe.
Meanwhile, the Powerball jackpot has soared to $305 million for Wednesday's drawing. That is the sixth largest ever.
Saturday's numbers for the multi-state lottery drawing were: 4, 13, 39, 46, and 51. The Powerball number was 1.