Entertainment

‘Power Pack’ claims $731M Powerball jackpot

today05/28/2021 6

Background
share close

BALTIMORE (AP) — An anonymous group that nicknamed themselves “The Power Pack” has stepped forward to claim the largest prize in the Maryland Lottery’s history.

The Maryland Lottery announced Wednesday that the winners of the $731.1 million Powerball Jackpot have come forward four months after the winning ticket was purchased Jan. 20 at Coney Market in Lonaconing.  The winners chose the $546.8 million lump sum cash option, which is about $366.6 million after federal and state taxes.

Lottery officials say the group told them that they don’t plan to change their lifestyles, but they want to invest the money to take care of their families and positively impact their communities “for generations to come.”

 

Source: AP – All contents copyright 2021 Associated Press.  All rights reserved.

Written by: Editor

Rate it

Previous post

Entertainment

Amazon to buy MGM, studio behind James Bond and ‘Shark Tank’

NEW YORK (AP) — Online shopping giant Amazon is buying MGM, the movie and TV studio behind James Bond, "Legally Blonde" and "Shark Tank," with the hopes of filling its video streaming service with more stuff to watch. Amazon is paying $8.45 billion for MGM, making it the company's second-largest acquisition after buying grocer Whole Foods for nearly $14 billion in 2017. The deal is the latest in the media […]

today05/27/2021 10

0%