Pedro Quezada

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Winner of $338M Powerball Fighting With Ex Over Cash

They were never married, but have a child together

(Newser) - The drama continues for Pedro Quezada , the New Jersey bodega owner who won a $338 million Powerball jackpot earlier this year. He already had to use some of his winnings to pay back child support , and now he's now battling his ex-girlfriend in court over the rest of the... More »

Powerball Winner Covers Rent for His Neighborhood

Pedro Quezada selling his bodega: report

(Newser) - Pedro Quezada won a $338 million Powerball jackpot—and he's using it to pay his New Jersey neighbors' rent, a friend tells the New York Daily News . "He’s such a good guy," the buddy says. "He said he’s going to pay the rent for... More »

$338M Powerball Winner Owes $29K in Child Support

Authorities are looking for Pedro Quezada

(Newser) - One good thing about winning the $338 million Powerball jackpot: Now you can afford to pay the $29,000 in child support you owe. Pedro Quezada , the New Jersey man who claimed a lump-sum payment worth $221 million (about $152 million after taxes) Tuesday, finds himself in just that situation.... More »

NJ Bodega Owner Wins $338M Powerball

Pedro Quezada says he'll help his family, others

(Newser) - Bodega owner Pedro Quezada has seen his share of hard times. The 44-year-old father of five lives with his wife and kids in Passaic, one of the poorest areas of North Jersey; years ago, a fire destroyed much of their store, and just one year later, thieves stole everything they... More »

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