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Report: Winning Powerball ticket picked in California

A sign informs people that tonight’s Powerball drawing is at an estimated 1.5 billion dollars at the Wilson Avenue Hy-Vee Store in Cedar Rapids on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)
A sign informs people that tonight’s Powerball drawing is at an estimated 1.5 billion dollars at the Wilson Avenue Hy-Vee Store in Cedar Rapids on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)

The winning numbers for Wednesday’s Powerball drawing are 08-27-34-04-19. Powerball is 10.

On Wednesday night lottery officials in California stated that a winner had been found there.

The $1.5 billion jackpot is worth nearly $930 million if the winner chooses an immediate cash payout instead of annual payments over 29 years, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association. Powerball is played in 44 states, Washington, D.C. and two U.S. territories.

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