Press Release

Dale Chellis & Toni Sergott

April 28, 2007

New Hampshire

Powerball $67.6 Million Jackpot Ticket Claimed!

Dale Chellis and Toni Sergott of Lake Zurich , Illinois Claim Prize!

The Powerball jackpot winning ticket from the drawing on Saturday, April 28 has been claimed. Dale Chellis and Toni Sergott husband and wife from Lake Zurich, Illinois (40 miles northwest of Chicago ) claimed the prize at lottery headquarters in Concord on Tuesday, May 15. Dale Chellis is originally from New Hampshire and was visiting the granite state when he purchased the winning ticket. It was not until the couple returned home and Dale checked the winning numbers via the New Hampshire Lottery website when they learned of their good fortune. After consulting with financial and legal professionals, the win necessitated a trip back to New Hampshire to claim the prize. The couple has elected to take the cash option of $31,919,876 before taxes. After 25% is withheld for federal taxes Dales and Toni will receive $23,939,907.


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