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Powerball ticket sold in Massachusetts; sole winner to get $758.7M jackpot
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Mavis Wanczyk , the Massachusetts woman who won the second-largest prize in Powerball history, quickly quit her job at a medical center after learning she won the $758.7 million prize Wednesday night. (article 6) Wanczyk told reporters Thursday she wants to just "sit back and relax" after her lottery win, which experts say is a good strategy. (article 6) Massachusetts' newest multi-millionaire and winner of the largest single-ticket Powerball prize in U.S. history has only one plan tonight: hide in bed. (article 1) Massachusetts state lottery officials named Wanczyk of Chicopee as the winner of the $758.7 million Powerball Thursday in a press conference. (article 1) It was the story that swept the nation early Thursday: Someone had won a $758.7 million jackpot off a single Powerball ticket, and that ticket was sold right here in Massachusetts. (article 5) The Massachusetts State Lottery announced Wanczyk as the holder of the lucky ticket for Wednesday's $758.7 million Powerball jackpot, the largest haul in North American history for a single winning ticket. (article 4) Powerball said on its website that the single ticket matched all six numbers drawn on Wednesday night: 6, 7, 16, 23, 26 and the Powerball of 4. (article 2)

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    1. Powerball ticket sold in Massachusetts; sole winner to get $758.7M jackpot (FOX News, 08/24/2017, 648 words)
    2. Woman wins $759 million Powerball jackpot, quits job (Reuters, 08/24/2017, 382 words)
    3. Winner of $758.7M Powerball is hospital worker, mother of 2 (, 08/24/2017, 413 words)
    4. $758.7M Powerball winner speaks out, calls jackpot 'a pipe dream' (, 08/24/2017, 557 words)
    5. The Boston Globe (, 08/24/2017, 336 words)
    6. ‘Shark Tank’ star’s tips for handling a financial windfall (, 08/25/2017, 445 words)
    7. Former ‘Shark Tank’ judge offers advice to Chicopee lottery winner (, 08/25/2017, 486 words)

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