Finally, there's a winner in the mammoth $758.7 million Powerball lottery for the first time since June 10th...the largest haul in North American history for a single winning ticket. The $758 million prize reflects the annuity option, paid over 29 years. If the winner opts for the cash value, it’s a 463-million dollar payout.
The very lucky winner bought the ticket at a convenience store, Handy Variety in Watertown, MA located about 20 minutes west of Boston.
Here's the winning Powerball numbers:
6, 7, 16, 23, 26 and Powerball 4
The jackpot increased late Wednesday from a previous $700 million prize. If you're one of the lucky ones to match all six numbers, you overcame the odds of winning ... 1 in 292.2 million.
There's 9,397,723 additional players who won prizes totaling more than $135 million according to the Powerball website. inning tickets for $2 million were bought in six states, and winners for $1 million were sold in 19 states.The estimated jackpot will be reset to $40 million.
Powerball is played in 44 states, as well as Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Source: CBS News