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Winning $457 Million Powerball Ticket Sold In Pennsylvania Amish Country

March 19, 2018 - 12:51 pm
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MANHEIM, Pa. (1010 WINS/AP) -- Pennsylvania Lottery officials say the winning Powerball ticket worth almost $457 million was sold at a convenience store in Lancaster County.
 
Officials said the ticket was sold at Speedway in Manheim. The store earns a $100,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket. It was the only winner of the huge March 17 jackpot, the eighth largest ever.

Lancaster County is home to America's oldest Amish settlement.
 
The ticket matched all of the winning numbers: 22-57-59-60-66 and Powerball 7. 
 
Powerball is played in 44 states plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 
 
The largest jackpot in Powerball history was $1.6 billion. Three winning tickets were sold in that Jan. 13, 2016, drawing.