Written by : Rajnish Kumar

How the $2 billion Powerball jackpot winner should protect their newfound wealth

One lucky winner was the winner of an estimated $2.04 billion Powerball jackpotin

Monday's draw The prize was changed for the following drawing to the estimated amount of $20 million. 

However, since the drawing was not a winner on Wednesday and the prize for the drawing on Saturday night has risen to $47 million.

The lottery officials have put the chances of winning the jackpot at 1 . 292.2 million.

To be eligible for the jackpot, the player must be able to meet all five white balls regardless of order and that last Red Powerball number.

Don't be concerned that smaller jackpots can be won through matching fewer numbers.

If you are lucky -very lucky extremelylucky and have the winning lottery ticket

as this week's winner experts suggest several actions you can take to safeguard yourself.

If you're fortunate enough to be a winner, experts advise that you must seal your lips tightly.

"Because in the event that you don't do this take action, you'll become the subject of all sorts of demands,

" said Ramona Ortega who is the chief executive officer of WealthBuild.ai and personal financial expert.

"People will be able to see who you are. Family who you are familiar with will be knocking at your doorstep,

and the IRS and any other debtor that you owe money to will be knocking on your door. It is essential to ensure you're ready," she added.

Ortega states that at the end of the day you'll want to be sure you're ready for the social intrusions that can occur and also handling such huge sums of money.

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