We have three winners: $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot tickets sold in California, Tennessee and Florida

We have three winners: .5 billion Powerball jackpot tickets sold in California, Tennessee and Florida

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At least three winning tickets were sold in a record $1.5 billion Powerball drawing, including one in Florida, one in Tennessee and one in California.

The magical numbers for Wednesday night’s record-shattering Powerball were 4, 8, 19, 27, 34 and the Powerball of 10.

According to The Associated Press, no details on on the Florida and Tennessee winners are available yet, but it has been confirmed that the winning California ticket was sold at a 7-Eleven store in Chino Hills.

Chino Hills is a suburban city of roughly 75,000 in San Bernardino County with an average household income of about $96,000 Read more…

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We have three winners: .5 billion Powerball jackpot tickets sold in California, Tennessee and Florida

U.S. gripped by lottery fever as Powerball jackpot grows

U.S. gripped by lottery fever as Powerball jackpot grows

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America has started to lose its damn mind with lottery fever after the current Powerball jackpot grew to over $1 billion following Saturday’s winner-less drawing

And we’re not just talking about terrible math.

Math is hard#Powerball pic.twitter.com/Md3BetFZQd

— Tyler Roney (@TylerJRoney) January 11, 2016

No, the country is becoming obsessed with Powerball and its huge jackpot. Of course, $1.4 billion is an almost unfathomable amount of money for anyone this side of Warren Buffet, but the actual payout is much lower; MarketWatch estimates that a cash payout would, depending on state taxes, yield a winner less than $300 million in total. Not that $300 million is anything to complain about, of course. Read more…

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