Michigan Powerball Winner Accepts $337 Million Check

Former railroad worker Donald Lawson, 44, takes lump-sum cash option of $224.6 million.
3:00 | 08/31/12

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We're reminded of Scott -- commissioner of the -- lottery. Thank you for joining us as we congratulate the winner of the August 15 2012. Three about 337. Million dollar powerball jackpot. It's the largest single jackpot winner ever in the history of the missed the lottery. Jackpot represents the third. Largest jackpot in history of the powerball game. As well as seventh largest US jackpot ever. Our winner was -- let -- take the cash option. Which is 224. Point six million. If you would please welcome our winner -- Lawson joined by his mother his sister and his brother in law Donald. I ridiculous -- but it appears -- first. I think both here. And -- make. -- -- That's -- right. The company now. -- struck -- -- birds and humans. Now although willow opened -- to questions you might have come down from me. Paste or in our history everything. And -- Refused. I'm 44 -- And -- him. In this in. -- -- -- Not to you. I went another sign at night and -- crash -- -- That's -- you six numerous patent for advanced so I am not look forward through. By at that point a lot of my popped out that someone -- -- It's like I'm experienced Anglican members backwards. -- backwards and I -- but let me in.

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