Winning Powerball Ticket Sold in Iowa

DES MOINES, IOWA (AP) -- A Powerball ticket sold in Iowa is worth 200 million, lottery officials said Sunday.

The winning ticket was sold at a Kum & Go convience store in Fort Dodge, about 70 northwest of Des Moines.

About 499 tickets were sold for Saturday night's drawing at the store, Iowa lottery spokeswoman Mary Neubauer said.

The winner has not come forward and likely would first consult with a financial advisor, Neubauer said. That frequently takes several days or weeks.

The Kum and Go chain, based in West Des Moines, will get a $10,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.

The winning ticket numbers were computer picked, Neubauer said.

For Saturday's drawing they were 13-21-26-45-50 AND Powerball 20.

The winning prize if taken in payments over 30 years, is 200.8 million before taxes. The after tax amount would be 140.5 million, Neubauer said.

If the winner choses a lump sum, they would get $95.9 million before taxes or take home a check for $67.1 million.

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