California deli owner feels 'blessed' after selling $447 million Powerball ticket

Powerball spokesman Randy Miller says the location where the winning ticket was sold was not immediately available.

A small liquor store located 70 miles north of San Diego has vaulted into the history books for selling one of the biggest lottery tickets in history - a Powerball ticket worth about $448 million.

The winnig numbers, AP said, are 20-26-32-38-58, and the Powerball number is 3.

The store is just off a highway in an area originally developed as a retirement community.

Liquor store owner Matthew Alberre said he does not know which of his customers won the jackpot or what his family will do with the $1 million bonus set aside for the retailer that sells the winning ticket.

Alberre's father, who co-owns the store, suffers from pulmonary fibrosis. The Powerball game is played in 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands.

The jackpot is the tenth biggest in USA history and has odds of winning that are one in 292 million.

The largest lottery jackpot in US was just in January of past year, when three winners split a total of $1.8 billion. The cash prize would be $279.1 million.

At the jackpot for Wednesday's drawing there will be $40 million.

The reason the jackpot has grown so large is that no one has matched all the numbers since April 1. Both prize amounts would be before taxes are deducted.

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