Powerball Winning Ticket Sold In New Jersey

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NEW JERSEY – A winning ticket for Saturday night’s $338 million Powerball jackpot was sold in New Jersey, lottery officials said early Sunday.

The ticket matched all six numbers drawn: 17, 29, 31, 52, 53 and 31. The lottery is held in 42 states, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia.

The largest Powerball jackpot in history was $587.5 million. A ticket purchased in Arizona and another in Missouri shared the prize in November.

From AnneClaire Stapleton

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