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Roy Cockrum, 58, of Knoxville claims his $259.8 million Powerball prize, Thursday, July 3, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. He is planning to accept a lump sum payment of $115 million. Lottery officials say it's the largest prize ever won in Tennessee Lottery history.

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Roy Cockrum, 58, of Knoxville claims his $259.8 million Powerball prize, Thursday, July 3, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. He is planning to accept a lump sum payment of $115 million. Lottery officials say it's the largest prize ever won in Tennessee Lottery history.