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US Winner of $759 mln Powerball jackpot in Massachusetts located

19:36  24 august  2017
19:36  24 august  2017 Source:   reuters.com

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Wanczyk purchased the winning Powerball ticket at the Pride Station & Store in Chicopee, Massachusetts . She becomes the winner of the largest single-ticket Powerball jackpot in history. Wanczyk, a mother of a daughter and son

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"We've got the winner in the building here today," Michael Sweeney, executive director of the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission, said at a news conference on Thursday. She will be introduced to the public at 1 p.m. EDT (1700 GMT).

Powerball said on its website that the single ticket matched all six numbers drawn on Wednesday night: 6, 7, 16, 23, 26 and the Powerball of 4.

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Massachusetts lottery officials identify $ 759 million Powerball winner . The winning ticket was sold at a Pride convenience store in Chicopee, which is located about 90 miles (145 km) west of Boston Mavis Wanczyk of Chicopee, Massachusetts , the winner of the 8.7 million Powerball jackpot is

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The winning ticket was sold at a Pride convenience store in Chicopee, the Massachusetts State Lottery said on Twitter. The owner of that store plans to donate to charity the $50,000 prize he will receive for selling the winning ticket, Sweeney said.

The state lottery had originally said the winning ticket was sold in Watertown but corrected its announcement a few hours later.

"This was the result of a human error," Sweeney said. "Our internal systems, and I want to be clear about this, our internal systems always had the correct information."

The winner will get annual payments totaling $758.7 million over 29 years, or a lump sum of more than $440 million, before taxes.

The odds of a ticket having all six winning numbers are 292.2 million to 1, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association.

Powerball tickets are sold in 44 U.S. states, and Washington, D.C.; Puerto Rico; and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

No one had won the Powerball's top prize in the twice-a-week drawings since June 10, when a California man won a jackpot valued at $447.8 million. (Reporting by Scott Malone; Additional reporting by Brendan O'Brien in Milwaukee and Jonathan Allen in New York; Editing by Robin Pomeroy and Lisa Von Ahn)

'Winning was a pipe dream!' $758M Powerball winner comes forward .
The nation's newest Powerball multimillionaire has come forward. Mavis Wanczyk, 53, of Chicopee, purchased the ticket at Pride Station & Store location at 27 Montgomery St. in Chicopee.

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