Profitable ticket for $1 billion Powerball jackpot bought in California

Norman Ray

World Courant

A profitable ticket for the $1 billion Powerball jackpot was bought in California.

The profitable numbers in Wednesday night time’s drawing had been 7, 10, 11, 13 and 24, and the Powerball was 24. The jackpot ticket was bought on the Las Palmitas Mini Market in Los Angeles, the California Lottery stated.

The jackpot has a money worth of $516.8 million, earlier than taxes.

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Three tickets bought in Florida, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island gained $2 million, Powerball stated. There have been additionally a number of Match 5 winners in California (seven), Connecticut, Florida (4), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts (three), Maryland (two), Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey (two), New York (5), Ohio, Texas (4), Wisconsin and West Virginia. Every ticket gained $1 million.

The Powerball jackpot is now reset to $20 million.

The Powerball, which was final hit on April 19, had 38 consecutive drawings with no winner.

The winner has the selection between annual funds over 30 years, which enhance by 5% annually, or a lump sum fee.

“This has became a historic jackpot run; that is solely the third time in Powerball’s 31-year historical past {that a} jackpot has reached the billion-dollar threshold,” stated Drew Svitko, Powerball product group chair and Pennsylvania Lottery govt director. “It solely takes one ticket to win this huge jackpot or any of Powerball’s different money prizes. In case you win the jackpot, signal your ticket, put it someplace very secure, and attain out to your native lottery.”

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Powerball Lottery tickets are seen at a retailer because the Powerball jackpot grand prize grew to $1 billion after no ticket received all six numbers, July 18, 2023, in San Mateo, Calif.

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The largest jackpot in Powerball historical past was a $2.04 billion prize claimed by a person in Altadena, California, in November 2022. The one different time the Powerball jackpot crossed a billion was when three tickets gained a $1.586 billion prize in January 2016.

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The percentages of profitable the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million, based on Powerball.

ABC Information’ Nicholas Kerr contributed to this report.

Profitable ticket for $1 billion Powerball jackpot bought in California

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