According to lottery officials, a ticket sold in Michigan matched all five numbers and the red "Powerball" to win the $320 million Powerball lottery jackpot, Reuters reported.
ABC News Radio reported Michigan lottery spokesman Andi Brancato as saying that the winning ticket was sold at a gas station in Lapeer. The identity of the person who won lottery was not immediately known.
The winning numbers were released at 11 p.m. ET Wednesday. The $320 million Powerball numbers are - 6, 27, 46, 51, 56 and 21. The lottery drawing was held in 42 states, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia.
Five random Powerball numbers (five) are drawn from a barrel having 59 white balls, followed by another barrel with 32 red balls from which one is pulled. To be considered as the winner, one must have all five winning numbers and also the additional matching number. The odds of having a winning ticket were said to be one in 175 million.
The $320-million jackpot was the fourth largest in the game's history. The largest prize to date was $365 million, which was awarded in 2006 to a group of eight co-workers at a Nebraska meat-packing plant.
The second largest prize was $340 million that was won by a group of four in Oregon in 2005. The third highest jackpot was $336.4 million, which was won by Louise White, an 81-year-old Rhode Island resident earlier this year.
According to CNN, at $320 million, the Powerball pot still has the possibility of catching MegaMillions at the top of the list of U.S. grand prizes. In March, three tickets were sold for a drawing with the top prize of $656 million.
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