$2.04 Billion Jackpot: Powerball winning ticket sold in California
A single ticket sold in California is worth $2.04 billion in the largest ever Powerball jackpot, according to the Oregon Lottery.
The Oregon Lottery reports that a million dollar ticket was sold in Salem Nov. 7 and a million dollar Powerball ticket also was sold in Portland Nov. 2 during the build up of the $2.04 billion jackpot.
Since the Powerball jackpot run up to the record jackpot began on Aug. 3, the Oregon Lottery sold nearly $33 million in tickets. Approximately a third of those sales will be returned to state beneficiaries to support economic development, education, veteran services, state parks and more, according to the Oregon Lottery.