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Winning Ticket Sold in SC
The winning Powerball ticket for the estimated $400 million jackpot was sold in South Carolina, according to lottery officials.
The winning numbers are 7, 10, 22, 32, 35, and Powerball 19.
The winning ticket was purchased at a Murphy Express gas station on Augusta Road in Lexington, S.C., the Multi-State Lottery Association said today.
There were two Match 5 winners from Florida and Pennsylvania, who will each win a cool $2 million and six additional $1 million winners. Wednesday night's drawing for the $400 million jackpot was considered the fifth largest in U.S. history.
The $656 million Mega Millions ticket sold in March 2012 still stands as the largest jackpot of all time.
The odds of matching all six numbers are about 1 in 175 million, according to the game's website, which means you're 25 times more likely to win an Academy Award.
Gloria C. Mackenzie, 84, of Zephyrhills, Fla., was named the winner of the largest Powerball jackpot in history. Mackenzie won the $590 million Powerball bonanza in May after she bought her ticket at a Publix Supermarket. The second-largest grand prize of $587 million was split by two ticketholders from Arizona and Missouri in November.
Powerball ticket prices doubled from $1 to $2 in January 2012, accounting for the swelling jackpots and tons of media attention.
Powerball is played in 43 states, Washington and the U.S. Virgin Islands.