Several of them suffered property losses in Superstorm Sandy. One is the daughter of a man who helped write New Jersey's lottery law.
All are feeling extremely lucky.
Sixteen New Jersey co-workers who jointly held one of three tickets that won last week's $448 million Powerball jackpot came forward publicly Tuesday.
Dubbed the "Oceans 16" - they work for the Ocean County vehicle maintenance facility - the group claims $86 million, or a third of the jackpot's cash-option value. After federal and state taxes, each group member will get $3.8 million.FULL STORY