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Associated Press, Published June 05 2009

South Dakota's big lottery winner to be named today

PIERRE, S.D. – The mystery Powerball winner will soon be identified.

The South Dakota Lottery plans a ceremony this afternoon in Pierre to introduce the winner of last week’s $232.1 million jackpot.

The winning ticket from the May 27 drawing was purchased in the town of Winner, which has two Powerball lottery outlets.

It’s the ninth-largest Powerball jackpot ever won and the biggest ever paid out in South Dakota.

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