Powerball Lottery

New Hampshire family claims $487M Powerball jackpot

Lawyers for a New Hampshire family claimed a $487 million Powerball jackpot on their behalf Monday, saying the winners wished to remain anonymous but would do "great things" with their newfound wealth.

Attorneys for the family's new trust claimed the prize at a news conference after weeks of suspense about the identity of the winner of the nation's eighth-largest lottery jackpot. The winning ticket for the July 30 drawing was sold at a Hannaford supermarket in Raymond, a town of about 10,000 residents.

Lottery officials announced Monday that the family is local to New Hampshire and wished to keep their identities a secret. Officials offered no other details on...

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