Mystery person wins $731M jackpot

A mysterious winning ticket for Wednesday's Powerball was sold in the small Maryland town of Lonaconing.
3:28 | 01/22/21

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We're back with that multimillion dollar mystery. The winning Powerball ticket worth $731 million, bought at a convenience store in a tiny Maryland town but nobody knows who it was yet. Will reeve is in that town this morning. Good morning, will. Reporter: Good morning, this is coney market. It's run by an old school gentleman and his 11 employees and this right here is where the jackpot ticket was sold. This is life-changing community-changing money, all anyone can talk about here is who won? This morning, this might be the luckiest spot in America. Someone bought the winning Powerball ticket worth $731 million right here at Richard ravenskroft coney market? We got the call when the lottery commission said we had sold -- our store sold the winning ticket. Reporter: Maryland is one of seven states where winners can choose to stay anonymous. It's an intense lottery debate. Some people want us to name all the winners. We like to allow people the comfortability to decide how to come in and claim the prize. Reporter: The town is buzzing. Locals say everyone knows and looks out for each other like Richard plans to with his store's 100 grand windfall. My employees are going to benefit from it, so -- and I'm going to renovate the store. How are your employees going to benefit? I'm going to give them some of the upon. Reporter: Coney market employees are grateful for their boss' generosity but not surprised. It's just been crazy. He is very good-hearted person. Reporter: Michael weirsky won the jackpot in New Jersey worth $273 million. He had to share his identity and chose to share his wealth. I spent $1.5 million paying off everybody else's bills and mortgages and family and people that needed help. Reporter: His advice to the mystery Maryland winner, have a plan. Hiring a financial planner right away, I got an attorney right away and got an accountant a little after. Reporter: With an already bleak job market compounded by the pandemic times have been tough down the creek as they call it and this could be what they need. That's the best thing living in a small town. When something like this happen, you automatically want to share that with everyone else. Reporter: Michele told me that here in lonaconing, it can feel like a lot of money and she expects they will because that's what people do around here. Will, it's a very small town. 300 families there so do they have any, any guesses as to who it might be? Reporter: Well, as you know, it is the talk of the town. Rumors are flying. There's a chance they think that it's one specific person. That has not been confirmed. The mayor has said that it is most certainly not that person, townspeople are not sure but that person is under according to the people in the town police that's how big of a deal it is here in lonaconing. Congratulations and good luck to whoever it is. Thank you so much for that. Coming up, it is Friday and that means Tory Johnson is going to bring us great "Deals &

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