A Middletown woman and an East Providence woman split a $50,000 PowerBall® win from the April 13, 2016 drawing, according to Rhode Island Lottery.

They both plan to use their winnings to pay some bills. Their ticket matched four numbers and the PowerBall® number to win the standard $50,000 payout. Total Market, 970 Willett Ave., Riverside, sold the winning ticket. The identification of the women was not disclosed.

A Newport man claimed a $50,000 top prize on the “$50,000 Fortune” Instant Game. He said he plans to use the money won towards a down payment on a house. Cumberland Farms, 125 Broadway, Newport, sold the winning ticket. The identification of the Newport man was not disclosed.

A Smithfield man won $20,000 playing the “$1,000,000 Scratch” Instant Game. He said he will use the money won to visit family in Florida. Smithfield Mobil, 354 Putnam Pike, Smithfield, sold the winning ticket.

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).