$1.3b Powerball Jackpot won by 3 tickets in US

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A wooping $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot has been won in US by 3 tickets purchased in Tennessee, California and Florida.

The jackpot will be divided among the three ticket holders with each ticket  worth $528.8 million according to lottery officials. With the odds of having the correct numbers standing at 1 out of 292million, the winning numbers were 08 27 34 04 19 and Powerball 10, picked in a drawing on Wednesday night.

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According to Reuters, “it was the largest lottery prize ever offered in North America, and no other lottery in the world had ever featured a jackpot of that size that could be won on a single ticket”.

A big congratulations to the winners who are still yet to come forward to claim their prizes

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