Florida Couple Claims Historic Powerball Jackpot

A couple from Melbourne came forward Wednesday to claim Florida's historic Powerball jackpot.

David Kaltschmidt, 55, and Maureen Smith, 70, were revealed as the Florida winners of the Jan. 13 drawing at a press conference at the state lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.

The couple is taking a $327,835,077 lump sum before taxes in the name of the Nickel 95 Trust, lottery officials said.

The winning ticket was sold at a Publix in Melbourne Beach. The couple will share the jackpot with winners in California and Tennessee.

Five $1 million tickets were sold in South Florida, including two in Davie, two in Miami and one in Cutler Bay.

Florida had 11 $1 million winners and one $2 million winner, according to lottery officials.

The winning numbers in the Jan. 13 drawing were 8, 27, 34, 4, 19 and Powerball: 10.

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