$ 473.1 million Powerball Jackpot won by a Gilbert couple

Powerball ticket

Powerball ticket

The couple in Gilbert, Arizona claimed a Powerball Jackpot ticket that won on Friday after being withdrawn on April 27.

The couple, seeking permanent anonymity, chose to pay in cash and received $ 283.3 million.

Winning tickets were sold at QuikTrip gas stations near Warner Road and Gilbert Road. QuikTrip is a retailer of winning tickets and will receive a $ 50,000 bonus from the Arizona Lottery.

“We’ve seen many winners from all over the state when Powerball has rolled over the past few weeks,” Greg Edgar, executive director of the Arizona lottery, said in a statement. We are even happier about this historic jackpot and how this big win will affect Arizona. “

This jackpot was the largest ever won in the state.

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This article was originally published in The Arizona Republic: Gilbert and his wife claim a $ 473.1 million powerball jackpot