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Single Ticket Wins $400M Powerball Jackpot

powerball692A single winning ticket in the $400 million Powerball jackpot drawing on Wednesday night was sold in South Carolina, the Multi-State Lottery Association said.

The winning numbers – 7, 10, 22, 32, 35 and Powerball 19 – netted the as-yet unidentified player the fourth-largest prize in the lottery’s history and the fifth-largest of any U.S. lottery, the Multi-State Lottery Association said.

The jackpot had soared since Saturday, when no one won the $317 million top prize.

Powerball prizes are getting larger, in part because the ticket price rose to $2 from $1 in January, and because California, the most populous state, joined in April.

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