Powerball winning ticket sold at Trenton 7-Eleven

The $429.6 million jackpot winning ticket was sold in nearby Mercer County and matched the 5 white balls and the Powerball in the Saturday drawing, according to New Jersey Lottery officials.

The store on Chambers Street tweeted out, "Congrats to one of our lucky Customers who won the #PowerballJackpot" and state lottery officials confirmed it.

The winning Powerball numbers were 5-25-26-44-66 and the Powerball number was 9.

The ticket was purchased in New Jersey's capital as a cash ticket and is valued at $284 million, state lottery officials said.

Sandoval, who has no idea who the victor might be, has worked at the 7-11 for 2 years, and he remembered people lining up to buy hundreds of tickets at a time hoping for the January jackpot. "It would help out with school".

Sipping coffee in a convenience store parking lot in Jackson Township on Sunday morning, John Warren joked that he had all the winning numbers that were drawn in Saturday night's drawing.

"Winning the Powerball jackpot is a life-changing event".

She added that the agency will be "anxiously awaiting the phone call" from the victor. This is the seventh largest Powerball jackpot in history, Hedinger said.

Someone bought a Powerball ticket in McLean, Virginia that matched the first five numbers and missed only the Powerball number.

If no one has the winning ticket for Saturday's drawing, the prize will likely grow substantially by the next drawing on Wednesday. "They said, 'No, the waitress from Pat's Diner.' Yeah!", said Dorothy Salinitro of Trenton.

Individual tickets have only a 1 in 292 million chance of having the jackpot-winning six-digit combination. "Not a victor in the bunch, not even close", he said.

Powerball is played in 44 states along with the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Someone is now a multi-millionaire, after matching all of the Powerball numbers.

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