Mac & Mac's pick: newest Powerball winner

By WEEK Producer

March 26, 2013 Updated Mar 26, 2013 at 10:43 PM CDT

PASSAIC, NJ. -- Last week Pedro Quezada was just a guy who operated a bodega in New Jersey.

Now he's the newest Powerball winner.

Monday, he didn't even know he'd won, until he walked by the store where he'd bought the ticket and took a minute to check his numbers.

Quezada came to the United States from the Dominican Republic, and worked 15 hour days at his bodega in Passaic, New Jersey...until Monday.

Less than 24 hours later, through a translator, he said he's not sure yet what he will do with the fourth largest jackpot in Powerball history but said he would help his family. He has five children.

Quezada and his family cheered as they received the mock check for $338 million. After taxes, his one lump sum prize will come to $221 million.

Whatever else happens, he's not likely to be working 15 hour days anymore.

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