After purchasing his very first Powerball ticket and winning a reward of $150,000.
A man from Virginia stated that he owes his winnings to the influence of his peers.
Danny Johnson, from Hampton, shared with officials from the Virginia Lottery that he has always been cautious of lottery games .
He would tell his friends that playing them is a waste of both time and money.
Johnson stated that a friend of his began pressuring him to purchase a Powerball ticket .
The jackpot reached unprecedented heights at the beginning of November.