These Are the Winning Powerball Numbers for the Record-Breaking $1.5 Billion Jackpot

Powerball announced the winning numbers for its record-breaking $1.5 billion jackpot Wednesday night.

The winning numbers were announced at 10:59 p.m. ET.

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The last drawing took place on Jan. 9, but failed to produce a winner. This time around, however, things appear to be different.

The California lottery said that a “jackpot-winning ticket” was sold in Chino Hills.

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Officials also announced winning tickets sold in Tennessee and Florida.

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If someone matches all the winning numbers, the jackpot would be paid in annual payments over 29 years, or the winner could opt for a lump-sum payment of $930 million. Winners have to pay 39.6 percent of the prize in federal income taxes, in addition to any state taxes.

The Associated Press contributed to this story. Last update: Jan. 14, 2:00 a.m. ET.

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