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Powerball Lottery Reaches Third Highest Jackpot

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A ticket winning the $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot was sold in Chino Hill, Calif., the California Lottery said on Twitter Wednesday night.

The Associated Press reported that winning Powerball tickets were also sold in Tennesee and Florida, according to a California lottery official.

The combination to win the historic jackpot was  4, 8, 19, 27, 34 and Powerball 10.

The identities of the winners are not yet known.

The winning ticket in California was sold at a 7-Eleven  in Chino Hills, a suburb of Los Angeles, according to media reports.

The Los Angeles Times said people cheered and took photos in the store’s parking lot Wednesday night. A store employee said the 7-Eleven had sold about $12,000 worth of tickets on Wednesday.

“I’m really happy,” a store employee told the Times. “It’s very good news.”

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