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Winning Powerball ticket sold in New Jersey

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -

Someone is holding onto a Powerball ticket worth almost $430 million.
    
Lottery officials say the only ticket that matched all six numbers in last night's drawing was sold in Mercer County, New Jersey. The exact location isn't being disclosed until security procedures are completed.
    
The winning numbers were 5-25-26-44-66 and the Powerball number was 9.
    
The jackpot Saturday had climbed to $429.6 million, making the prize the largest since a record $1.6 billion payout in January.
    
Powerball is played in 44 states plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
    
The odds of winning are one in 292.2 million.

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