At least one lucky person in California had all the winning numbers drawn on Saturday’s Powerball drawing. The jackpot reached an estimated $447.8 million grand prize.
California lottery officials say the sole winning ticket for the $447.8 million Powerball jackpot was sold in Sun City.
The Lottery says on its website this morning that the winning ticket was sold at Marietta Liquor * Deli in southern California’s Riverside County, Officials say the earliest the ticket could be redeemed is 8 a.m. Monday. The winner has one year to claim the prize.
The odds against winning Mega Millions are 1 in 259 million.
Meanwhile closer to home…No winning ticket was sold for the $20 million jackpot in Saturday night’s Lotto 649 draw.
The guaranteed $1 million prize was claimed by a ticket holder in Ontario.
The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw will be approximately $22 million.