One winning ticket matches all Powerball numbers

One winning ticket matches all Powerball numbers

One winning ticket matches all Powerball numbers

A ticket sold at a 7-Eleven store in Trenton, N.J., matched the six numbers drawn Saturday night for a $429.6 million Powerball jackpot.

The single grand prize victor in New Jersey Saturday night will have the third-most valuable lottery ticket ever sold in the United States.

Andrea Shin, who owns the convenience store where the ticket was sold, received a $30,000 bonus from the lottery. The jackpot resets to $40 million for Wednesday's drawing.

The ticket matched the drawn numbers drawn - 5, 25, 26, 44, 66 and the red Powerball, 9.

The ticket holder has not come forward to claim the prize.

There may be many thousands more who won smaller prizes, so still check your ticket, even if you haven't been to New Jersey this week.

When coworkers at the 7-11 told Luis Sandoval that he had sold last week's $429 million winning Powerball ticket, he didn't believe it at first.

"I never play lottery", he said, though now he'll probably buy the occasional ticket, just for fun, knowing it only takes one.

In a statement, New Jersey Lottery executive director Carole Hedinger calls winning the seventh-largest jackpot in Powerball history "a life-changing event". But unlike Saturday night's draw, that jackpot was shared by three winning tickets. "It's great that they got it here". But he won $2 — enough to pay for his coffee.

Lottery officials plan to hold a press conference at the 7-Eleven on Monday morning to discuss the details of the winning ticket.

Two tickets sold in Nassau County were worth $1 million each in the almost half-billion dollar jackpot, the New York Lottery said.

The odds of winning Powerball are long.

Powerball is played in 44 states plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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