Man wins $338m lottery jackpot

Man wins $338m lottery jackpot

A 44-year-old immigrant from the Dominican Republic has won a $338m (€260.7m) Powerball lottery jackpot in the US.

The New Jersey Lottery said the winning ticket for the fourth-largest jackpot in Powerball history was sold at an off-licence in Passaic, New Jersey.

Pedro Quezada told reporters in Spanish that he was “very happy” and his first priority would be helping his family.

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