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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