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Albuquerque man comes forward to claim a $2M prize in Powerball game from New Mexico Lottery


ALBUQUERQUE. N.M. — An Albuquerque man has come forward to claim a $2 million prize in the Powerball game from the New Mexico Lottery.

Lottery officials say Robert Swartwood's quick-pick ticket for Saturday's drawing matched the five white ball numbers to win $1 million.

He doubled his prize to $2 million by adding the $1 Power Play feature to his ticket, which multiplies non-jackpot prizes.

Swartwood says he plans to share his prize money with his large, extended family and invest in his engineering business.

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