An American has won almost $700 million in the lottery, making it the seventh-largest win in U.S. history. The Associated Press (AP) reported that on October 5
It is noted that in California, the winner of the Powerball lottery in one ticket matched all six numbers. He won $699.8 million.
The ticket was purchased at a grocery store in Morro Bay. The winner will either be able to claim his prize in full for 29 years or take $496 million outright.
Also on Tuesday, five other Americans who participated in the lottery won $1 million each.