[UPDATED] $590 million jackpot to be claimed

Posted By VERONICA LINARES, UPI.com   |   Updated June 5, 2013 at 3:14 PM

Update (3:06 p.m.)

Gloria C. Mackenzie was named the winner of the $590 million Powerball jackpot during a live stream conference held by the Florida Lottery. According to lottery officials, Mackenzie purchased her winning ticket at a Publix supermarket in Zephyrhills, Fla.

Original story follows:

The Florida Lottery announced Wednesday that the winner of the $590 million Powerball jackpot had finally stepped forward to claimed the prize.

According to lottery's Facebook page, more details about the winner will emerge during a press conference that will be streamed live on their official website.

The $590 million Powerball that will be claimed today is the largest prize to ever be claimed by a sole winner in the United States.

Watch the Florida Lottery's live conference below.

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