California Powerball winner wins more than $1.76 billion


Although a California resident was the only winner of the $1.76 billion Powerball jackpot after Wednesday night’s drawing, more than 150 players across the United States won prizes ranging from $50,000 to $2 million by guessing most of the numbers correctly.

Two players who won $2 million before taxes from Powerball (one from Pennsylvania and one from Arizona) doubled their winnings by joining Power Play.

The lottery offers a $2 million win by matching 5 white balls (22, 24, 40, 52 and 64) with a Power Play option.

Additionally, seven players matched the first five numbers in the October 11 drawing to win $1,000,000. These new pre-tax millionaires come from:

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