HOLLYWOOD, FL - NOVEMBER 28: Monti Young fills out her Powerball numbers as she buys a ticket at Circle News Stand on November 28, 2012 in Hollywood, Florida. The jackpot for Wednesday's Powerball drawing is currently at $550 million which is the richest Powerball pot ever. It is likely to rise even more as people continue to buy before tonights drawing. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Photo: Joe Raedle
Photo: Joe Raedle

Winner of $1.5B Powerball jackpot to claim prize in Florida

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The winner was expected to be announced during a press conference Wednesday, according to the Florida Lottery. The as-yet unidentified person learned of his or her prize during the Powerball drawing on Jan. 13.

The winning ticket is worth $520 million and was bought at the Publix in Melbourne Beach. The winner previously had not come forward publicly to claim the prize.

Powerball winners were also announced in Tennessee and California. The winners in Tennessee have already come forward to claim their prize.

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