NJ Powerball Winners Introduced to Public

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013  |  Updated 5:05 PM EDT
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NJ Powerball Winners Introduced to Public

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We've seen their picture, but today, the public is learning about the lucky group of 16 Ocean County workers that hit the lotto last Wednesday.

Dubbed the "Ocean's 16," a nod to the "Ocean's Eleven" series of movies, the winners validated their Powerball ticket Monday for a portion of the $448 million jackpot.

A check for more than $86 million was presented to the group at Lottery Headquarters. Each will get about $3.8 million after taxes, according to lottery spokeswoman Judith Drucker.

Today, newly-minted millionaires are being introduced by lottery offiicials in Toms River, the town where they work.

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The winning ticket was sold at a Little Egg Harbor Township Acme.

A suburban Minneapolis man, Paul White, claimed one of the Powerball prizes last week.

The holder of the third winning ticket, also sold in New Jersey, has not yet come forward.

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