Transcript for Powerball Jackpot Winners Finally Come Forward
Now to New Jersey and the family hitting the jackpot. A mother and her seven grown children, splitting a prize worth $284 million. Reporter: Tonight, the smith family claiming their giant jackpot. You wish you were me right now. Reporter: Breaking the news to the world and everyone they know. Are we live? They're finding out right now. Reporter: 70-year-old Pearlie may, buying the ticket for the whole family. Mom paying just $6 to play twice. Her daughter Valerie saying the magic Numbers came to her mom in a heavenly dream. A divine intervention gave us the Numbers. That's only way you can explain that. Reporter: So these aren't regular Numbers you always play? No, no birthdays, no anniversary dates. Reporter: Valerie, a corrections facility employee for 27 years, says now they can fulfill their own dreams. We each have dreams we want to fulfill for our community and families. Reporter: Steven asked if he'll buy a hot new car. It's not about flashy cars, clothes, spending frivolously. I'm more intelligent than that. Reporter: They're splitting that lump sum of $284 million eight ways. Have you calculated what that number will be? That depends on the tax guy I just met. Reporter: Tom, we did that math for them. It's about $25 million each after taxes. Tom? Thank you. Still ahead, the big
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