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A winning Powerball lottery ticket that hit a $425 million jackpot was sold in Milpitas. Terry McSweeney reports.
A winning Powerball lottery ticket that hit a $425 million jackpot was sold in Milpitas, according to California lottery officials.
The ticket was purchased at Dixon Landing Chevron, located at 1551 California Circle. It successfully matched the numbers 17, 49, 54, 35, 1 and the Powerball number 34. Lotto officials said the ticket was the only Powerball jackpot winner.
Dixon Landing Chevron will receive a $1 million bonus for selling the winning ticket, officials said.
The South Bay is no stranger to selling jackpot-winning lottery tickets.
On Dec. 17, a small San Jose gift shop sold a $324 million Mega Millions ticket. It was one of two big tickets. The other was sold in Georgia.
The winner, Steve Tran of Northern California, came forward to claim his prize shortly after the new year. He decided to take the cash option: $173 million before federal taxes.
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