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July 20, 2014

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July, 2014 | Media Advisories and Events | Southern California

$60 Million Powerball® Ticket Sold In Fontana


SACRAMENTO – There’s a new multimillionaire in California! A Powerball ticket, sold in Fontana, matched all six numbers in last night’s draw to win $60 million.

The ticket correctly matched the numbers 10, 53, 17, 25, 45 and the Powerball 9. The estimated cash option of this jackpot is $35,900,000, before federal taxes.

The winning ticket was purchased at Cardenas Market #21, which is located at 8963 Sierra Ave. in Fontana (San Bernardino County). The store owner will receive a retailer bonus of $300,000, or one half of one percent, just for selling the winning ticket.

Powerball is a multistate game played in California (and 42 other states, plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands). Draw times are Wednesdays and Saturdays at 7:59 p.m. PST. Tickets sales are suspended from 7:00 p.m. to 7:05 p.m. the day of the draw. Tickets are $2 and can be purchased from any of the more than 21,000 California Lottery retailers. Please visit the California Lottery’s Powerball site for more information on how to play.

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