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A group of Ocean County vehicle service workers dubbed the “Ocean’s 16” proudly presented their checks Tuesday afternoon.
The 16 public employees from New Jersey who had one of the three winning tickets in last week’s $448 million Powerball jackpot have come forward to claim their prize.
The mystery millionaires down the shore may be revealed.
Officials say the ticket, from the Aug. 7th drawing, was sold at the Friendly Food Mart at 3750 Freemansburg Avenue in Bethlehem.
The winning tickets were sold less than 60 miles apart — one at the Acme on Route 9 in Little Egg Harbor Township and the other at a Super Stop and Shop on Route 522 in South Brunswick, Middlesex County.
It’s the third-largest jackpot in the history of the Powerball.
Though no one hit the massive Powerball jackpot Saturday night, which now stands at $400 million, one lucky individual who bought a ticket at a Bucks County convenience store is $1 million richer.
There were no jackpot winners for Saturday’s drawing. The next drawing will be Wednesday, and the revised estimated jackpot is $400 million.
Just days after an Upper Darby woman claimed a Powerball jackpot worth more than $77 million, lottery officials announced that another winning ticket has been sold in the area.
People in South Philadelphia are speculating about the Powerball winner, while at the same time being thrilled it happened in their neighborhood.
Sunday is the deadline to claim the $1-million Powerball prize that was drawn one year ago.
While the winning ticket for the nearly $600 million Powerball jackpot was sold in Florida, a lottery player who bought a ticket in Montgomery County is a $1 million richer.
Chris continues to discuss the political scandals involving the IRS investigations of political groups and the terrorist attacks in Benghazi and also the Philadelphia Horticultural Societies blaming the media hype over snow for reducing turnout to the flower show. He also talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel, Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup, and Nancy O’Dell from Entertainment Tonight.
Phillies outfielder Domonic Brown is plenty familiar with the Florida store that sold this weekend’s huge Powerball-winning ticket.