Someone Just Hit a Giant Powerball Jackpot

There was one jackpot winning Powerball ticket sold in California in Saturday’s $447.8 million grand prize drawing, the lottery game said on its website.City. This lucky retailer will be receiving a $1 million retailer bonus just for selling the winning ticket.According to Powerball spokesman Andy Miller, the $448 million figure is based on the victor choosing an annuity that is paid out over the course of 29 years.The lucky numbers are 20-26-32-38-58, and the Powerball number is 3.Matthew Alberre, the store’s manager, said he was with family celebrating his cousin’s high school graduation when he received word about the winning ticket.Powerball is played in 44 states, Washington, DC, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.Powerball’s jackpot hit a record $1.6 billion in January 2016, when three winning tickets were sold in Florida, California and Tennessee.If they choose to take a cash prize, they walk away with $279.1 million. He does not know which of his customers won the jackpot.The 10th largest Powerball drawing was held Saturday night. The jackpot for Saturday night’s drawing would tie for the nation’s 10th largest lottery prize.Alberre’s father, who co-owns the store, suffers from pulmonary fibrosis. He says they were grateful to receive news that their store sold the ticket.Earlier in June, Missouri saw even longer delays in identifying a Powerball victor after Dennis Shmigelsky carried around his winning $50,000 ticket for two months.