Chino Hills Powerball jackpot winner identified as Pomona nurse who received ticket from boss

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A Pomona nurse who won the record-breaking Powerball jackpot was given a ticket by her boss.

The 62-year-old woman is a senior registered nurse at Park Avenue Health Care and Wellness Center in Pomona, according to a spokesperson for nursing home owner Shlomo Rechnitz.

Rechnitz bought 18,000 tickets for his employees and residents at 80 nursing homes across California. Rechnitz sent 600 tickets by mail to the Park Avenue Health Care and Wellness Center.

The winning ticket was purchased at a 7-Eleven located at 4092 Chino Hills Parkway in Chino Hills. Revelers swarmed the store in celebration Wednesday evening.

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