How much would an OR Powerball winner get?

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Posted on November 28, 2012 at 12:55 PM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 28 at 6:04 PM

If you won the lottery, how would you collect the prize?

PORTLAND -- If someone in Oregon has the winning $550 million Powerball ticket, they would take home about half after taxes if choosing the one-time payout, according to the Oregon State Lottery.

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The state would get about $29 million of the take under that scenario.

A 30-year annuity for the winner would be about $12.3 million a year, with the state taking home about $1.5 million a year.

The busiest Oregon location for Powerball sales this year has been the Fred Meyer in Hillsboro at 22075 NW Imbie Drive. They've sold $126,000 worth of Powerball tickets through Nov. 17.