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Winning Powerball Ticket Sold in Calif.
By DAN GOOD
One winning Powerball ticket was sold in California for Wednesday's $425 million jackpot drawing, lottery officials report.
The winning ticket was sold at Dixon Landing Chevon in Milpitas, a city in Santa Clara County.
The jackpot is the sixth-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history. No other tickets matched all six numbers.
The winning numbers are: 17-49-54-35-1, and the Powerball number is 34.
California has experienced lottery luck lately. In December, a winning Mega Millions ticket was sold in San Jose, one of two winners of the $636 million jackpot.
The Powerball lottery is played in 43 states in addition to Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The odds of matching all six numbers and winning the jackpot is 1 in about 175 million, according to the game’s website.