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Reuters, Published August 12 2013

New Jersey maintenance workers present winning Powerball ticket

NEW YORK - Sixteen maintenance department workers from New Jersey submitted the second winning Powerball ticket on Monday, lottery officials said.

Three winning tickets to the $448 million Powerball lottery jackpot were sold, according to officials. The first person who came forward last week was a Minnesota engineer, Paul White.

The final holder of a winning ticket has not yet stepped forward publicly.

The 16 members of the Ocean County, New Jersey, Vehicle Maintenance Department submitted their winning ticket in the state capital of Trenton, lottery officials said.

The ticket was purchased at an Acme Markets store in the New Jersey shore town of Little Egg Harbor.

The third as-yet unclaimed winning ticket that hit the exact combination of Powerball numbers last Wednesday was sold at a Super Stop & Shop supermarket in South Brunswick, New Jersey, lottery officials said.

The group of county workers' share of the jackpot is worth $149.3 million before taxes, lottery officials said.

The winning numbers were the Powerball number of 32 and numbers 5-25-30-58-59. The odds of winning the jackpot were about one in 175 million.

Powerball tickets are sold in 43 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Five states - Kansas, Maryland, Delaware, North Dakota and Ohio - allow the winners to remain anonymous, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association.