Ticket offered in California wins $448 million U.S. Powerball prize

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By Reuters|Published: June 11, 2017

Ticket offered in California wins $448 million U.S. Powerball prize
Ticket offered in California wins $448 million U.S. Powerball prize

California: One ticket offered in California matched all the winning numbers made use of Saturday for the Powerball prize that skyrocketed to an approximated $448.7 million on a rise of last-minute purchasing, lotto authorities stated.

The numbers exposed simply after 11 p.m. were 32, 26, 20, 38 and 58, with a Powerball 3. Lottery game authorities stated one ticket, acquired in Sun City, California, matched all the numbers for the grand reward.

The swelling amount payment for the winning ticket would be $279.1 million.

The grand reward in the multi-state U.S. lotto skyrocketed to its greatest in months after 19 straight illustrations cannot produce a winner.

The last Powerball drawing to produce a prize winner was on April 1, stated California Lottery representative Mike Bond. California is among 44 states, plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands, that take part in Powerball.

Saturday’s approximated $447.8-million prize, the seventh biggest in Powerball history, vanquish the $435.3 million won by a ticket purchaser in Indiana in a Feb. 22 illustration, after a late rise in ticket purchasing.

That confidential winner, explained by his spokesperson as a factory employee who finished from Purdue University, picked the lump-sum money choice of $263.5 million when he stepped forward in March.

The chances of winning Saturday’s grand reward are approximately 1 in 292 million.

Powerball’s prize struck a record $1.6 billion in January 2016, when 3 winning tickets were offered in Florida, California and Tennessee.