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Liquor store in Passaic, NJ, sold winning Powerball ticket

Topic closed. 80 replies. Last post 4 years ago by jamella724.

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Posted: March 26, 2013, 1:28 am - IP Logged

the winning Powerball ticket for Saturday's $338.3 million jackpot was sold at a liquor store in Passaic. The liquor store will receive a bonus of $10,000 for selling the winning ticket.

I am sorry but $10,000 bonus is ridiculous. We have a lottery winner in CA who won merely $6.5 millions but the retailer from where the winner bought the ticket got $32,500 bonus check.

Imagine if the winner is also the owner and gets the 10k. Drinks are on him.

    rdgrnr's avatar - walt
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    Posted: March 26, 2013, 2:14 pm - IP Logged

    She is a example of why I wouldn't want to be in a pool.

    Yeah, especially not with the Sweet Swine lady.

    She hides the tickets and can't remember where she put 'em.

      helpmewin's avatar - dandy
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      Posted: March 26, 2013, 6:59 pm - IP Logged

      That sucks, must be annoying if you won 500M and then they come along and take all 150M straight away. I would rather it go to charity than them taking it.

      I Agree!



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        Posted: March 27, 2013, 7:24 pm - IP Logged

        Uhm yes....the IRS (Internal Robbery Service) gets 25% off the top then you owe them another 15 -20% at tax time....Gotta love the private bankers looting the world....<snip>s.  The IRS is the collection arm of the private Federal Reserve.  The "Federal Reserve" is about as Federal as FEDEX.

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        15-20 %? You mean state taxes? If so it's less. I am still confused why she said 3% instead of 10.8% for NJ state taxes.

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          Posted: March 27, 2013, 8:34 pm - IP Logged

          15-20 %? You mean state taxes? If so it's less. I am still confused why she said 3% instead of 10.8% for NJ state taxes.

          Come hell or high water, jersey will collect 10.8%

          3% must be w/holding, the winner is a resident.

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            Posted: March 28, 2013, 12:05 am - IP Logged

            Wow, that's good amount of bonus to the liquor store. For sure it will motivate them to sell more powerball tickets! :)