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Powerball jackpot: $425 million winning ticket sold at Chevron station in California

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The $425 million winning ticket of Wednesday’s Powerball drawing has been sold in California.

The lucky ticketholder picked all six winning numbers – 1, 17, 35, 49 and 54, with a Powerball of 34 – to hit the $425 million Powerball jackpot, California lottery officials said.

That makes it the sixth-largest jackpot in US lottery history.

The $425 million winning ticket of Wednesday’s Powerball drawing has been sold in California

The $425 million winning ticket of Wednesday’s Powerball drawing has been sold in California

The winner could choose to get the cash in a $242.2 million lump sum, officials said.

The winning ticket was sold at a Chevron station in Milpitas, in the heart of the Silicon Valley. The store will get a $1 million bonus for selling the ticket.

The winner didn’t immediately come forward Wednesday night, but California lottery rules require that the person’s name is publicly disclosed.

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