One Winner Takes $425 Million Powerball Prize

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There was one winner of the Powerball lottery prize of $425 million in Wednesday's drawing.
There was one winner of the Powerball lottery prize of $425 million in Wednesday's drawing. Photo Credit: Daily Voice

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- One very lucky person in the San Francisco Bay area matched all six winning numbers in the nationwide Poweball lottery Wednesday night, which according to officials is worth roughly $425 million.

The winning numbers -- 1, 17, 35, 49, 54, and 34 -- brings a lump sum prize worth roughly $242 million, according to lottery officials.The prize in the sixth largest in U.S. history.

There were no reports of the winner’s identity on Thursday morning, only that the winning ticket was sold at Dixie Landing Chevron gas station in the town of Milpitas. The winner beat odds of about 1 in 175 million to hit the jackpot. 

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