Sole Winner in Florida Hits $590.5 Million Powerball Jackpot! The single winning ticket was bought in Zephyrhills, a small town in central Forida. The town has a population of 13,337 and is famous for bottled natural spring water and sky-diving.
We know where the winning ticket for the $590 million jackpot was sold and locals are anxiously waiting to find out who the big winner is.
According to NBC’s Kerry Saunders the winning ticket could have been sold to one of the 10,000’s of people who come to the area’s drop zone, one of the most popular sky-diving spots in the United States.
The winning ticket is worth $590.5 million and the federal government will take $148 million in tax. It’s the biggest Powerball jackpot in history and if the lucky winner elects to take the lump sum they will receive a staggering $370 million before taxes. It’s been calculated that this win could fund the town for 12 years!
Whoever the winner is we are eager to find out more; who are they, what’s their story and background and what’s their future going to be like? We will bring you the latest news as it happens.
Mega Millions News
The Mega Millions $190 million jackpot was hit by two winning tickets, one from Virginia and one from New Jersey. At the time of writing no-one has come forward to claim their share of the prize.
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