$225 Million Powerball Winner in San Mateo

Sep 25, 2014 8:02 AM

SAN MATEO, Calif. (AP) - A lucky person in San Mateo has won a $225 million Powerball jackpot.

The California Lottery says in a tweet that the winner matched all six numbers in Wednesday night's drawing: 7, 14, 21, 24, 41 and 26.

Lottery officials say it is the sole winning ticket sold in the 44 states that carry Powerball.

The San Jose Mercury News reports the winning ticket was sold at Key Markets on S. Norfolk St. in San Mateo. The store's owners will receive $1 million for selling the winning ticket.

Another person in Stockton won an $11 million Super Lotto jackpot.

The identities of the winners were not immediately revealed.

The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 176 million, according to the lottery.


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