225M Powerball winner in California
San Mateo, Calif. — A lucky person in Northern California has won a $225 million Powerball jackpot.
The California Lottery says in a tweet that the winner in San Mateo, south of San Francisco, matched all six numbers in Wednesday night’s drawing: 7, 14, 21, 24, 41 and 26.
Lottery officials say it is the sole winning ticket sold in the 44 states that carry Powerball.
The San Jose Mercury News reports the winning ticket was sold at Key Markets on South Norfolk Street. The store’s owners will receive $1 million for selling the winning ticket.
Another person in Stockton won an $11 million Super Lotto jackpot.
The identities of the winners were not immediately revealed.
The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 176 million, according to the lottery.
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