A California Man Has Won $2.7 Million on the Powerball, Misses Jackpot by One Number

While the Saturday night Powerball jackpot remained unclaimed, an individual who purchased a ticket in the Central Valley of California came remarkably close to winning the top prize.

The California Lottery confirmed that a ticket sold in Stockton at Quik Stop, located on Quail Lake Drive, matched five out of the six winning numbers. This stroke of luck entitles the ticket holder to a substantial prize of $2,680,384.

Nearly Winning the Jackpot

Although the fortunate player narrowly missed out on the approximate $630 million jackpot, they still secured a life-changing amount. With five of the six winning numbers correctly matched, the ticket holder can now celebrate their significant prize. The cash option for the jackpot was valued at $310.6 million.

Winning Numbers and Jackpot Details

The winning numbers for the Saturday night drawing were 24, 07, 32, 23, and 43, with a red Powerball number of 18.

The tweet below verifies the news of winning:

Additionally, the Power Play multiplier for the draw was 2X. Notably, this marked the 34th consecutive drawing without a jackpot winner, resulting in the accumulation of an even larger prize pool.

Upcoming Jackpot and Odds

excitement continues to build, the upcoming Powerball drawing scheduled for Monday, July 10, will offer a staggering jackpot of $650 million, with a cash value of $328.3 million. The odds of hitting the grand prize jackpot remain statistically challenging, at 1 in 292.2 million. Nonetheless, hopeful participants across the nation eagerly await their chance at potentially life-altering winnings.

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