COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Officials with the South Carolina Education Lottery say a $400 million winning ticket in the latest
Lottery officials said early Thursday that the ticket was sold at the Murphy USA station. The winning numbers drawn Wednesday night were 7-10-22-32-35 with the Powerball of 19.Powerball drawing was sold in Lexington in central South Carolina.
The actual value is $399.4 million, with a direct cash option of $233 million.
It's the largest Powerball winning ticket sold in South Carolina and the fourth largest in the history of the game.
South Carolina also had a $1 million winning ticket sold at a gasoline station in Hampton. That ticket matched the first five numbers.
In May, a Florida widow won the biggest Powerball jackpot in history — a $590 million pot.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -One Powerball ticket has matched all six numbers in the latest drawing for the estimated $400 million jackpot.
The Multi-State Lottery Association says the winning numbers selected Wednesday night were purchased in South Carolina.
The numbers drawn Wednesday night were: 7, 10, 22, 32, 35 and Powerball 19.
The latest jackpot comes after a $448 million pot in early August was split between three tickets. In May, a Florida widow won the biggest Powerball jackpot in history - a $590 million pot.
Since Tennessee started selling Powerball in April 2004, the Tennessee Lottery has sold $1.29 billion worth of Powerball tickets.
According to Kym Gerlock with the Tennessee Lottery, as of last year for every dollar $0.265 goes
to education, $0.62 to prizes, $0.07 to retailers, and $0.045 for operational costs. $546 million have funded education programs in Tennessee since 2004.
Since the beginning of last year, 23 has been the luckiest white ball number. It's been drawn 22 times. The least drawn number is 37, which has only been drawn 9 times. 29 and 33 have been drawn 10 times each for the red Powerball number since the beginning of last year; 9 and 31 have been drawn only once.
The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are just 1 in 175 million.
One Tennessean has taken home the jackpot, back in 2005. It was worth $25.5 million. That ticket was purchased in South Pittsburg, located near Chattanooga.