Massachusetts State Lottery officials originally reported that the ticket was sold at a different store, but later explained the mistake was due to human error.
The lottery corrected the site where the single winning ticket was sold to Chicopee, Massachusetts. The winning numbers are 6, 7, 16, 23, and 26, and the Powerball number is 4.
The $758.7 million jackpot is second only to a $1.6 billion prize shared by three people in January 2016.
The Searsport store is expected to receive a $20,000 bonus for selling the $1 million ticket, according to a report in the Portland Press Herald. The winning ticket, she said, was one with numbers that used family birthdays.
The jackpot is the largest ever won with a single ticket and the second-largest U.S. lottery prize, dwarfed by a $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot won by three people in early 2016.
Bolduc's store found out that they sold the winning numbers in the $758.7 million jackpot around 8 a.m.
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Kurland said, "She's now one of the world's wealthiest people and she has to start acting like it".
Amid all the talk about sudden wealth, it's easy to forget that the objective of Powerball is to raise money for government programs in the 44 states where the game is played, as well as Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. For a better sense, he suggests people envision the 324 million US residents.
Sweeney says the lottery had not yet heard from the victor. Almost all winners favor the cash option, which pays significantly less.
Mavis Wanczyk, 53, who has won the huge $758.7 million Powerball jackpot of Wednesday night drawing, life has been completely changed since she had learned that she has won the prize and created the history. State taxes vary, so the amount winners will pay in depend on where they play. Around 10 million other lottery tickets won the prizes of more than $135 million. Some of the nation's biggest states, including California and Texas, don't assess state taxes on lottery prizes, so winners in those spots would be just a bit richer.
A $1 million ticket was sold at a Food Lion in Creedmoor, matching all five white balls.