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A person is stepping forward to claim the $1.3 billion Powerball jackpot in Oregon

A person is stepping forward to claim the $1.3 billion Powerball jackpot in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A person had a ticket that matched all six Powerball numbers on Saturday $1.3 billion jackpot Oregon officials said Trump came forward on Monday to claim the award.

The lottery ticket was purchased at the Plaid Pantry store in the northeast part of the city, the Oregon Lottery said in a statement.

The Oregon Lottery works with the person through a process that includes security procedures and screening that will take time before a winner is announced.

“This is an unprecedented jackpot win for the Oregon Lottery,” Oregon Lottery Director Mike Wells said in the statement. “We take every precaution to verify the winner before awarding the prize money.”

The jackpot is worth $621 million if the winner chooses to take a lump sum instead Pension It is repaid over 30 years, with immediate payment followed by 29 annual installments. The prize is subject to Oregon federal and state taxes.

The prize was the fourth-largest Powerball lottery prize in history, and the eighth-largest jackpot among jackpot games in the United States, according to the Oregon Lottery.

the Winning the jackpot in the American lottery It was $2.04 billion in California in 2022.

“We are thrilled to learn that one of our 104 stores in Oregon sold a Powerball ticket worth $1.3 billion,” Jonathan Polonsky, president and CEO of Plaid Pantry, said in the release.

Outside the store Monday evening, Mimi Moser, of Beaverton, said she buys lottery tickets almost daily and wanted to stop by the store selling the winning lottery ticket.

“I'm so glad Oregon finally hit the jackpot because it's always been on the East Coast,” Moser said. “Now that Oregon State won it…there's more hope for Oregon State. Maybe we'll win it again.”

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