Former NFL player has a tie to $2.04B Powerball ticket

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Author - joshai

CINCINNATI There's a Cincinnati Bengals tie to this week's winning Powerball ticket. 

Joe Chahayed, whose store sold the winnings stub, which brought in $2 billion in winnings was the dad-in-law to the ex-Bengals offensive tackle Domata Peko Jr. According to TMZ.

This fortune has brought Chahayed a substantial paycheck also. A reporter from the Associated Press snapped a photo of Chahayed 

holding a massive $1 million check he made for his store, Joe's Service Center. 

Peko was elated by the good fortune of his family "My Father-In-Law Sold the winning PowerBall [ticket] for 2 billion $ Congratulations Baba," Peko posted in a post posted on Instagram this Tuesday.

Peko was a part of Peko was a part of the Bengals throughout 11 seasons following being selected in the fourth selection of the draft in 2006 

He also played for two seasons with the Denver Broncos, later he played for Baltimore Ravens, the Baltimore Ravens, and Arizona Cardinals, and his final season is scheduled to be in 2020