The Smiths Of New Jersey Win $429M Powerball Jackpot

May 18th, 2016   ·   Add Your Comment Now...

A family from New Jersey has just claimed a $429 million Powerball jackpot.  The Smiths, made up of a mother and seven adult children, had the only jackpot winning ticket for the draw.

It was the mother, 70-year old Pearlie Mae Smith, who used $6 to buy entries with power play options for the May 4 and May 7 draw.  Now the whole family is in celebration mode as the jackpot will net them a cool  $204,480,000 as a single payment even after taxes are deducted.  Incidentally, the family took their time coming out to consult with financial experts.



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