A ticket sold in California has turned one lucky individual into a billionaire overnight as it scooped the astonishing $1.08 billion Powerball jackpot in the latest Wednesday night drawing. This monumental win ranks among the largest in the history of the game, as reported by Powerball's official website.
The winning combination that changed the course of someone's life consisted of the numbers 7, 13, 10, 24, 11, with the crucial Powerball number being 24. It's safe to say that this series of numbers holds a special place in the heart of the newest Powerball multimillionaire.
The golden ticket was purchased at Las Palmitas Mini Market, a local convenience store nestled in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, as confirmed by the California Lottery. The store is now basking in the glory of having sold one of the most significant winning tickets in the Powerball's illustrious history.
Fun Fact: While the chances of winning any prize in the Powerball are approximately 1 in 24.9, the odds of hitting the coveted jackpot stand at an astronomical 1 in 292.2 million. This makes the magnitude of this recent win all the more awe-inspiring and improbable.