$315 Million Powerball Lottery Winner Comes Forward
The winner of a $315 million lottery jackpot is a New Jersey accountant.
He stopped by a 7 Eleven to check his ticket.
He said the clerk shrieked.
[Tayeb Souami, Powerball Winner]
My heart, it was just beating beating, beating and she kept saying, “Oh, my God. Oh, my God.”
Souami is a married father of four who came to the United States in 1996.
Taking the one-time cash option, he will win more than $183 million after taxes.