New Jersey Bodega owner wins $338 million Powerball
Pedro Quezada of New Jersey is a father of 4 and plays the lottery daily. This week, he finally hit the jackpot by winning the $338 Million dollar Powerball drawing on Saturday.
Quezada purchased his winning ticket from a liquor store in Passaic, NJ. The liquor store owner is proud to have sold the winning ticket and states he feels lucky to have sold it. His store will receive $10,000 for providing the winning Powerball ticket.
Quezada is happy to have won the jackpot, and is excited to help provide for his family. If Quezada chooses the lump-sum payment option, he will receive $152 million after taxes. Quezada’s ticket won him the fourth largest jackpot in Powerball history.
Powerball is played in 42 states, Washington D.C. and the Virgin Islands. This jackpot was the first to be claimed since early February. For more Powerball information and to watch the Live Drawings, check out the free Shoutz app.