According to lottery officials, a winning ticket for the record-breaking $2.04 billion Powerball lottery jackpot was purchased in Altadena, California, making the happy ticket holder the winner of the highest lottery payout ever.
According to a tweet from the California Lottery, the ticket was purchased at a Joe's Service Center. According to Powerball.com results, one winner in California matched all six numbers, with odds of 1 in 292.2 million, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association.
According to the organization, the winning numbers for the drawing that was delayed until Monday night were 10-33-41-47-56, and the Powerball was 10.
Even if you most likely did not win the jackpot, lotteries nonetheless advise players to verify their tickets in case one of the other, albeit smaller, rewards are yours: More than 11.2 million tickets, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association, won cash prizes of $98.1 million, including 22 tickets that received $1 million payouts for matching the five white numbers but not the Powerball.
Players reacted to the news of a winner after last nights delay with skepticism.