Ticket Sold in Calif. Wins $425M Powerball Jackpot

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

The winning numbers drawn Wednesday night were: 1, 17, 35, 49, 54 and a Powerball of 34.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Lottery officials say one ticket, sold in California, has matched all the winning numbers for the $425 million Powerball jackpot.

The winning numbers drawn Wednesday night were: 1, 17, 35, 49, 54 and a Powerball of 34.

The drawing followed several consecutive drawings that produced no top winner, boosting the jackpot to $425.3 million. That's one of the largest in U.S. history -- but it's still far from the record.

The nation's biggest lottery prize was a $656 million dollar Mega Millions jackpot won in March 2012. The biggest Powerball jackpot was a $590.5 million prize won last May.

Powerball is played in 43 states, Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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