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One winning Powerball ticket worth $456M sold in Pa.

19 March, 2018, 05:46 | Author: Priscilla Morrison
  • $456.7 Million Powerball Jackpot won in Pennsylvania | Powerball

Talk about a lucky St. Patrick's Day.

A Powerball ticket worth $456.7 million was sold in Pennsylvania.

The $456.7 million jackpot marks the eighth-largest in the lottery game's history.

The exact location of where the winning ticket was sold has not been released as of yet.




The odds of buying a winning Powerball ticket are 1 in 25.

The California ticket was worth $1.2 million and sold at Ed's Liquor Store in Santa Monica, the store's manager, Cuco Escobedo, confirmed. The tickets were sold in California, Missouri and Texas, whose prize victor will collect $2 million after the 2X multiplier was drawn, officials said. Powerball is played in 44 states plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

If the victor decides to take the cash lump sum option, they will receive about $273.9 million, Powerball officials said. Deadline is 7:08 p.m. that day.

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