Single winner claims $591 million Powerball prize

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One winning ticket for the Powerball Lottery was sold at a Publix grocery store in Zephyrhills, Florida. Pictured is the whopping $590.5 million winning check.

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A single winner has come forward to claim the nearly $591 million Powerball lottery prize from the May 18 drawing, Florida Lottery officials said Wednesday.

The winner will be announced at 2 p.m. ET in Tallahassee, lottery manager Mike Percell said. But she won’t be attending the news conference.

The winning ticket was sold at a grocery store in Zephyrhills, Florida, north of Tampa.

The May 18 drawing was the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.

CNN contributed to this report.

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