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WINNER UPDATE: Powerball jackpot winner

For Immediate Release: 8/24/2010

A Martinsburg, West Virginia man has claimed the $79 million jackpot from the Aug. 21, 2010 Powerball drawing. Sixty-three-year-old W. Randy Smith is a State Magistrate in Berkeley County, WV and is a former sheriff. Smith matched all five numbers and the Powerball to pick up the jackpot win. He chose the cash option, meaning he'll pocket more than $44 million. Smith, who has two grown daughters and three grandchildren, plans to keep working for the time being.

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