California Powerball Ticket Wins $1.73 Billion Jackpot.

By: Babita Singh

A Powerball ticket sold in California secured an estimated $1.73 billion jackpot. 

The lucky winner can choose between a lump sum payment of approximately $756.6 million or a 29-year annuity option. 

This event marked the first time in Powerball history that three consecutive jackpots exceeded a billion dollars. 

The record for the largest jackpot in both Powerball and U.S. lottery history stands at $2.04 billion, won in November 2022. 

The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are one in 292.2 million, with tickets priced at $2 each and drawings occurring on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday at 11 p.m. EDT.

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