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Lottery ticket worth $131.5 million sold in Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Lottery officials say a winning Powerball ticket worth $131.5 million was sold in northeast Philadelphia.

The Pennsylvania Lottery says the winning ticket for Saturday's drawing was sold at Federal Beer distributor in the Point Breeze section of the city.

Officials say the ticket matched all five white balls and the red Powerball to win the $131.5 million annuity or $77.4 million cash less 25% federal withholding.

The retailer will receive a $100,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.

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