In the nationwide Powerball lottery, a winner has been confirmed in California.

California lotto officials claim they have one winner of the Powerball jackpot,  which rose to a record-breaking $1.5 billion ahead ofWednesday night’s drawing. This number represents the estimated total annuitized grand prize, not the cash prize, which stood at $929.9 million on Wednesday.

The winning Powerball numbers were drawn Wednesday night: 8, 27, 34, 4, 19 and the Powerball of 10.

California officials tweeted  after the drawing immediately that a winning ticket was sold in the state, although it was still not clear if other winning tickets were sold.

“We have a winner in California! A jackpot-winning ticket was sold in Chino Hills. We’re still awaiting results from other states.”
@calottery

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