Wednesday's massive Powerball drawing had one winning ticket.
A winning ticket was sold on Wednesday in Massachusetts, marking the largest-ever single winner of a jackpot. The Massachusetts State Lottery incorrectly initially reported where the winning Powerball ticket was sold. The ticket was sold in Chicopee, Massachusetts, the lottery reported.
— Mass. State Lottery (@MAStateLottery) August 24, 2017
The total jackpot for Wednesday's Powerball at $758.7 million. Here are the winning numbers from Wednesday’s jackpot:
The Powerball was:
Although Wednesday's total jackpot was considered the second-largest ever in US history, the previous record, a January 2016 drawing worth $1.6 billion, was split among three winners.
The previous largest single lottery payout in the United States was in 2013, as an 84-year-old Florida woman claimed a $590.5 million Powerball jackpot.
The next Powerball jackpot will go back to $40 million on Saturday.