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Powerball ticket worth $447.8 million is sold in Riverside County

20 June 2017

Marietta Liquor and Deli, the Sun City liquor store where a winning Powerball ticket was recently sold.

The massive jackpot is the seventh in the list of the largest awarded USA lottery prizes of all time - a list that includes Mega Millions and Powerball winnings, the U.S.'s two largest games.

The numbers drawn were 32, 26, 20, 38, 58.

No one has won the jackpot since April 1, thus the reason for its large size.

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The jackpot is the tenth biggest in US history and has odds of winning that are one in 292 million.

The lucky punter matched all six numbers on their Powerball ticket which was sold in southern California.

Marietta Liquor & Deli owner Matthew says he feels blessed for selling the winning Powerball ticket and does not know which of his customers won the jackpot. That prize was split among three winnners.

No one has come forward to claim the bounty yet - 8 a.m. Monday is the earliest the victor can redeem their fortune, but they have up to a year to cash in.

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The victor could take 29-year payout or a one-time, before-tax lump sum of $279.1 million. He says they were grateful to receive news that their store sold the ticket.

This big score will come in handy for Alberee's family, after his was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis earlier this year. Both prize amounts would be before taxes are deducted. The Powerball game is played in 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands.

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