Workers at Manhattan dealership split $1M Powerball prize

August 31, 2012 2:25:58 PM PDT
Big bucks for some employees of a Manhattan car dealership but the extra cash isn't coming from commission. About two dozen employees of Infiniti of Manhattan are splitting a Powerball jackpot worth one million dollars.

Let's just say, money has not changed Joshua Woolcott.

Still on his job as parts director at the combined dealership of /Infinity*/ of /*Manhattan*/ and /*Nissan*/ of Manhattan he and 21 of his fellow employees are a little richer these days.

"It kind of hits you in the face, like wow we just won the lottery," he says.

Getting 5 out of 6 numbers in a /*Powerball*/ drawing, the 21, who pitched in $10 for a quick pick.

Became the million dollar winners back in July took a lump sum and then dividing it, they each got slightly more than $30,000.

"I never actually won anything. A dollar here, $10 there, but nothing in that amount," said Giuseppe Schettini.

Technician /*Giuseppe Schettini*/ plans to put his toward a house.

And while $30,000 is a good bit of money, these workers don't plan to give up their day jobs.

"Everybody gets a piece of the pie that's great. As long as it helps everybody in any which way, the more the merrier. That makes be real happy," adds Schettini.

So back to work they went.

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