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VOL 23 NO 64 REGD NO DA 1589 | Dhaka, Thursday, January 14 2016
Posted : 14 Jan, 2016 19:51:55 AA-A+
$1.6bn Powerball jackpot goes to 3 winners
$1.6bn Powerball jackpot goes to 3 winners

LOS ANGELES — An unprecedented Powerball jackpot which rose to an astonishing US$1.6 billion -- or 58 billion baht on current exchange rates -- and became a national fascination will be split three ways. The winners' identities remain a mystery, but they bought their tickets in Florida, Tennessee and a Los Angeles suburb. They will each be entitled to 19.33 billion baht. The winners of the world-record jackpot overcame odds of one in 292.2 million to land on the numbers drawn on Wednesday night, 4-8-19-27-34 and Powerball 10. They can take the winnings in annual payments spread over decades or a smaller amount in a lump sum. The California ticket was sold at a convenience store in Chino Hills, lottery spokesman Alex Traverso told The Associated Press. The winning ticket in Tennessee was sold in Munford, north of Memphis, according to a news release from lottery officials in that state. Florida lottery officials said the winning ticket for that state was sold at a grocery store in Melbourne Beach, according to Bangkok Post.



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