$435M Powerball has a winner
DES MOINES, Iowa - The winning Powerball numbers have been announced for the 10th largest lottery prize in U.S. history.
The winning numbers are as follows.
20-26-32-38-58, Powerball: 3, Power Play: 2
Saturday night's drawing was for an estimated $435 million jackpot.
It costs $2 for a Powerball ticket and a chance to dream of instant riches, but the odds of winning are incredibly small, at one in 292.2 million. Officials said Sunday morning, there was at least one matching ticket. The ticket was sold in California.
The reason the jackpot has grown so large is that no one has matched all the numbers since April 1.
The estimated prize is based on a winner choosing an annuity, which pays off over 29 years. The cash prize would be $273.1 million. Both prize amounts would be before taxes are deducted.
Powerball is played in 44 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.