New Jersey Man Claims Half Of $198m Mega Millions Jackpot

May 28th, 2013   ·   Add Your Comment Now...

Giuseppe “Joe” Garofalo of Tinton Falls, New Jersey has just claimed his half of a huge $198 million Mega Millions  jackpot from the May 17 draw.  He shares the prize with a winner from Virginia.

Lottery officials are happy that Joe did everything correctly – signing the back of the ticket & keeping it in a safe place, then coming forward to claim the prize only when he was good and ready.

Joe chose to receive his prize in a single payment of $73,279,052 before taxes.  Joe is still not sure what he wants to do will all that money, but there isn’t a lack of options.


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