DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Powerball Product Group Chair Charlie McIntyre says the $758.7 million jackpot claimed by a ticket sold in Massachusetts is the largest grand prize won by a single lottery ticket in U.S. history.
In a statement early Thursday, McIntyre also says six other tickets won $2 million apiece, and 34 more are worth $1 million.READ MORE: Remarkable Turnaround For North Texas Puppy Found 2 Years Ago Fighting For Life
The lucky numbers for the second largest lottery prize in U.S. history were 6, 7, 16, 23 and 26, and the Powerball number was 4.
The Massachusetts State Lottery originally announced on Twitter that the winning ticket was sold at the Handy Variety convenience store in Watertown.READ MORE: Man Pulled From Grapevine Lake Passes Away
They later said they made a mistake and that the ticket was sold at the Pride Station Store in Chicopee, Massachusetts.MORE NEWS: Dallas ISD Employee Arrested In Mesquite For Alleged Possession Of Child Pornography
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