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Large family to share NJ Lottery winnings

Local News | Jul 25, 2014

Large family to share NJ Lottery winnings

BEACHWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A $20 million New Jersey Pick-6 jackpot will be split between 20 relatives in an Ocean County family.

The Endreson family packed the Beachwood Community Center Thursday afternoon.

A lottery spokeswoman says the family has 17 brothers and sisters who range in age from 53 to 76. The prize will also be shared with three children of a brother who died a few years ago.

The family has decided to take a lump sum payment of $14 million, which is worth about $10 million after taxes.

Sixty-nine-year-old John Endreson says he lost his home during Superstorm Sandy and used up his savings to rebuild it.

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