Winning Powerball ticket purchased in California

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SAN DIEGO – A Powerball ticket matching all six numbers of Wednesday’s $425 million drawing was purchased in California, lottery officials said.

California Lottery officials announced on social media that Dixon Landing Chevron in Milpitas, a Bay Area store, sold the winning jackpot ticket.

The winning numbers were 17, 49, 54, 35, 1 with Powerball 34.

1495121_me_powerball_maniaTwo other tickets purchased in California matched five out of six numbers.  They are from El Segundo and Modesto, according to lottery officials.

The odds of cashing in were 1 and 175 million.  Officials say if you ever have winning numbers sign the back of the ticket immediately and seek financial advice.

Wednesday’s jackpot was the fourth largest Powerball payout of all the time, and the sixth largest lottery in history.

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