Powerball finally has a winner for $1 billion jackpot

A successful ticket has been bought in California for the Powerball jackpot price an estimated $1.08 billion, the sixth largest in U.S. historical past and the third largest within the historical past of the sport.

The successful numbers for Wednesday night time’s drawing had been: white balls 7, 10, 11, 13, 24 and pink Powerball 24. The California Lottery stated on Twitter that the successful ticket was bought in Los Angeles at Las Palmitas Mini Market.

Remaining ticket gross sales pushed the jackpot past its earlier estimate of $1 billion to $1.08 billion on the time of the drawing, shifting it from the seventh largest to the sixth largest U.S lottery jackpot ever gained.

The winner can select both the overall jackpot paid out in yearly increments or a $558.1 million, one-time lump sum earlier than taxes.

The sport’s abysmal odds of 1 in 292.2 million are designed to construct massive prizes that draw extra gamers. The biggest Powerball jackpot was $2.04 billion Powerball in November.

The final time somebody had gained the Powerball jackpot was April 19 for a high prize of practically $253 million. Since then, nobody had gained the grand prize.

Powerball is performed in 45 states, in addition to Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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