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Fall Festival Half Pot Winner Comes Forward

West Side Nut Club

The West Side Nut Club says the winner of the record jackpot wants to remain anonymous

The West Side Nut Club says “we have a winner.” WNIN’s John Gibson explains:

The Nut Club says a winner has come forward in the record-setting Fall Festival Half Pot drawing.

The jackpot reached more than $1.8 million when the festival ended October 7th.

The holder of the winning ticket will receive more than $900 thousand before taxes. The winner can expect a payout of about $574,000 after taxes.

The Nut Club says it’s donating the other half of the jackpot to local organizations.

The club says the big winner wants to remain anonymous but a representative was expected to speak to reporters Monday afternoon.