TRENTON, N.J. – Lottery officials in New Jersey say the winning ticket that matched all six numbers in the Powerball drawing worth $429.6 million was sold at a 7-Eleven in Trenton.
According to a statement from New Jersey Lottery, the ticket was purchased as a cash ticket at 7-Eleven located at 750 Chambers St., in Trenton. The ticket is valued at $284 million and matched the five white balls and the Powerball.
“Congratulations to 7-Eleven for selling this winning ticket and to the fortunate ticket holder who purchased the ticket,” said New Jersey Lottery executive director Carole Hedinger. “We look forward to meeting the winner of this record-setting jackpot.”
The winning Powerball numbers drawn Saturday night were 5-25-26-44-66 and the Powerball number is 9.
The jackpot Saturday had climbed to nearly $430 million, making the prize the largest since a record $1.6 billion payout in January.
Powerball is played in 44 states plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The odds of winning are one in 292.2 million.
The jackpot resets at $40 million for the next drawing. Powerball draws on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.