In the USA unknown the lucky man won the lottery nearly half a billion dollars
It is noted that the win is the tenth-largest in the history of the various lotteries in the United States.
NEW YORK, June 12. /Offset. TASS Ivan sawyers/. The winning ticket one of the most popular U.S. Powerball lottery jackpot which was at this time, $448 million, was sold in the southern part of the U.S. state of California. This was announced Sunday the organizers.
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The ticket was bought at the grocery store. Who exactly purchased it yet. The lucky person will be able to get the money on Monday. Powerball representatives said that this win is the tenth-largest in the history of the various lotteries in the United States.
Under existing rules, the owners of the store, which sold the ticket, also will receive an award of $1 million On the lottery rules, the prize goes to whoever can guess the right numbers-five white balls plus one red, which is called the Powerball. The chances to correctly identify all six numbers is approximately one to 292 million.
According to the rules, the winner can get the jackpot in installments over 29 years or become the owner immediately. In the latter case, the winning amount becomes approximately twice less, excluding taxes, which vary from state to state.
The Powerball lottery is held in 44 States, the district of Columbia, the U.S. virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Ticket price is $2 and the total revenue from their sales of several billion dollars.
In January last year, the Powerball jackpot reached a record $1.5 billion Then was the winning ticket. They were sold in the States of California, Tennessee and Florida. Prior to that, the jackpot or lottery, or any other city in the world has never reached such a large amount.
The previous record in the history of U.S. jackpot of $656 million was won in another popular USA lottery game — Mega Millions in 2012. Then won three tickets, their owners had to split the prize.