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At least one person claims Powerball jackpot

Posted at 10:25 PM, Jan 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-13 23:31:28-05

At least one person will become an instant millionaire after a record-breaking Powerball jackpot Wednesday night. The California Lottery is reporting a winning ticket was sold in Chino Hills, Calif. 

Other lotteries will report their winners overnight Wednesday. 

Wednesday's drawing was the first time someone hit all six numbers on the Powerball since the beginning of November. Because there was a winner in the drawing, that means Saturday's jackpot will drop to $40 million, instead of what lottery officials said would have been at least $2 billion.

The total jackpot set a U.S. record of $1.6 billion. Here are the winning numbers from Wednesday’s jackpot:

4 - 8 - 19 - 27 - 34

The Powerball was:

10