- Associated Press - Friday, March 17, 2017

CLIVE, Iowa (AP) - A 63-year-old Cedar Rapids man has stepped forward as the holder of a Powerball lottery ticket worth $2 million.

Karl Krumbholz claimed the ticket Friday that matched the first five numbers drawn in the Powerball game Wednesday night. He bought the ticket at a North Liberty tobacco shop, which received a $2,000 bonus from the Iowa Lottery for selling the ticket.

Krumbholz, who works in information-technology for University of Iowa Hospitals in North Liberty, will receive $1.4 million after tax withholdings.

Had his ticket also matched the sixth, or Powerball number, Krumbholz would have won the lottery’s $123.4 million jackpot.

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