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Jackpot! Winning $2.04 billion Powerball ticket sold in Los Angeles County

LOS ANGELES (KTLA) — California has a brand new billionaire.

A Powerball ticket sold at a comfort retailer in Altadena, an unincorporated space east of Los Angeles, matched all six numbers in Monday night time’s report $2.04 billion jackpot, California Lottery officers introduced Tuesday morning.

The ticket was sold at Joe’s Service Center at 15 W. Woodbury Road.

The winner has not come ahead but, however retailer proprietor, Joe, who will get a reduce of the winnings, mentioned lotto officers knowledgeable him of the prize earlier than he opened Tuesday morning.

“There’s no one else that deserves it more than this man,” one in all Joe’s sons mentioned about his father.

“California Lottery makes its FIRST EVER Billionaire!” a tweet from the California Lotto learn.

The profitable numbers for Monday’s drawing, which weren’t introduced till Tuesday morning resulting from a technical issue, had been 10, 33, 41, 47, 56, and Powerball quantity 10. The Power Play multiplier was 2X.

Aside from the record-breaking jackpot winner, three extra tickets matched 5 numbers in California, officers mentioned. Those tickets had been sold in Gardena, Beaumont, and San Francisco.

Another winner is California public faculties. The state lottery raised $156 million for public faculties as folks tried their luck on the draw, officers mentioned.

Tickets value $1 million had been additionally sold in Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas and Washington, lotto officials said. One individual in Florida gained $2 million.

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