$337 Million Powerball Winner Told Whole Family to Retire

The Michigan winner of the $337 million Powerball claimed his prize today, joking about taxes, early retirement and his first purchase after becoming a mega-millionaire. When Donald Lawson, 44, approached the podium to accept his giant check, he jokingly pointed to the blank line on the check and told the lottery commissioner, "My name goes here." He then asked whether the amount was tax-free, and Michigan lottery Commissioner Scott Bowen laughed and replied, "I'm afraid not,...Full Story
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