- Associated Press - Friday, May 13, 2016

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) - The Latest on the winners of last Saturday’s $429.6 million Powerball jackpot (all times local):

3:50 p.m.

A New Jersey family that has claimed a $429.6 million Powerball jackpot says it will tithe 10 percent to the church.

The New Jersey Lottery said Friday that eight members of the Smith family have the sole winning ticket purchased in Trenton for last Saturday’s drawing.

Valerie Arthur says the ticket was purchased by her 70-year-old mother, Pearlie Smith. The money will be shared among Smith and her seven adult children.

She spent $6 for two tickets for drawings held last Wednesday and Saturday. Lottery officials say they chose the smaller lump sum payment over the higher valued annuity. So the $6 investment will yield $284 million before taxes.

Arthur says the family has hired attorneys to help them plan and will take a trip to their usual family vacation spot.

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3:30 p.m.

A New Jersey woman and her seven adult children have stepped forward to claim a $429.6 million Powerball jackpot.

The New Jersey Lottery says eight members of the Smith family have the sole winning ticket purchased in Trenton for last Saturday’s drawing.

A family spokeswoman says the matriarch spent $6 for two tickets for drawings held last Wednesday and Saturday. Lottery officials say they chose the smaller lump sum payment over the higher valued annuity. So the $6 investment will yield $284 million before taxes.

The winning numbers were 5-25-26-44-66, and the Powerball number was 9.

Powerball is played in 44 states plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The odds of winning are one in 292.2 million.

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8:30 a.m.

Eight people are going to share last weekend’s $429.6 million Powerball jackpot.

The New Jersey Lottery says they’ll claim the game’s sixth-largest jackpot at lottery headquarters on Friday afternoon. The winning numbers were drawn on Saturday.

The purchaser spent $6 for two tickets for drawings held last Wednesday and Saturday and chose the smaller lump sum payment over the higher valued annuity. So the $6 investment will yield $284 million before taxes.

Only one ticket matched all six Powerball numbers in Saturday night’s drawing. The winning numbers were 5-25-26-44-66, and the Powerball number was 9.

Powerball is played in 44 states plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The odds of winning are one in 292.2 million.

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