Winning $400 mn lottery ticket sold in US

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013 - 11:05

Washington: A winning ticket for the current $400 million Powerball jackpot was sold in the US state of South Carolina, the Multi-State Lottery Association said.

The lucky numbers this time around were 7, 10, 22, 32, 35 and Powerball 19, and according to lottery authorities the winning ticket was sold at the Murphy Express gas station in Lexington city.

Two tickets, sold in Florida and Pennsylvania, won the Match 5 category and each winner will receive $2 million. Six other people won prizes of $1 million each.

The lottery jackpot, the drawing for which was held Wednesday night, was the fifth largest in US history.

The largest payout of all time continues to be the $656 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot in March 2012.

Gloria Mackenzie, 84, of Zephyrhills, Florida, won the largest Powerball jackpot in history of $590 million, and the second-largest prize of $587 million was shared by two ticket-buyers in Arizona and Missouri.

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First Published: Saturday, September 21, 2013 - 11:05

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