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 6 months | WATCH LIVE: Winner of $758 million Powerball jackpot to be revealed

              UPDATE: This live event has ended. The winner has been identified as Mavis Wanczyk. She says she worked at a hospital for 32 years and has already quit her job. "I've called them and told them I will not be coming back," she said.

A Massachusetts woman has come forward to claim Wednesday's $758 million Powerball jackpot. Her identity will be revealed at a 1 p.m. ET press conference. Only a couple of U.S. states allow jackpot winners to remain anonymous, but Massachusetts is not one of them. It marks the first time that a single person has won such a large jackpot.

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 6 months | Winning ticket for $758 million Powerball jackpot sold in Massachusetts

              A winning ticket for the $758.7 million Powerball jackpot was sold at a store in Massachusetts, lottery officials said on early Thursday morning, making it the world's largest prize ever won on a single ticket. (more)   

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 6 months | U.S. Powerball jackpot rises to $650 million

              The jackpot for Wednesday's Powerball drawing in the United States has jumped to $650 million, making it the world's fourth-largest prize on record, lottery officials say. No one won the jackpot on Saturday. (more)   

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 2 yrs | Tennessee family claims to have winning Powerball ticket

              A family of four from Munford, Tennessee appeared on the “Today Show” Friday morning to say that they had purchased one of three winning Powerball lottery tickets for the $1.5 billion jackpot. The Robinson family made the announcement on the show before confirming the tickets with state lottery officials.   

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 2 yrs | Winning Powerball jackpot tickets sold in California, Tennessee, Florida

              Winning numbers for world's largest ever jackpot were drawn on Wednesday: 4, 8, 19, 27, 34 and powerball 10. California lottery officials report a winning jackpot ticket was sold in Chino Hills, California. Lottery officials report winning jackpot tickets were also sold in Tennessee and in Florida. (more)   

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