Fortune Cookie Lives Up to Name for $2M Lottery Winner

Emma Duvoll, 75, won a $2 million jackpot with numbers from a fortune cookie.

Guess that's why they call them "fortune" cookies.

A New York City woman won a $2 million Powerball prize with the numbers she found in a fortune cookie, lottery officials said Thursday.

Emma Duvoll, 75, of the Bronx matched five numbers in the Feb. 1 drawing and pumped up her payout by choosing the Power Play option.

"I was surprised, but pleased," Duvoll said in a statement.

"I took some time contemplating what I will do with the money. I plan to invest most of it and maybe take a trip to Switzerland to visit family."

— Tracy Connor