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Winning Powerball Ticket Sold in New Hampshire for $487M Jackpot

It was purchased at a Hannaford in Raymond

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    One Person Holds Winning Powerball Ticket in New Hampshire

    Lottery officials say there was one winning Powerball ticket sold in Raymond, New Hampshire, on Saturday night. (Published Sunday, July 31, 2016)

    A winning ticket for Saturday's $487 million Powerball jackpot was sold in New Hampshire, according to lottery officials, NBC News reported.

    The winning numbers were 11-17-21-23-32 and Powerball 5. The winning ticket was purchased at a Hannaford in Raymond in the southern part of the state. The odds of buying the winning ticket were 1 in 292 million.

    According to the Union Leader newspaper, the ticket was purchased at a self-service vending station. New Hampshire Lottery offices don't open until Monday, so it's possible the identity of the winner won't be known until then.

    Saturday's jackpot was the nation's fifth-largest lottery jackpot, and was the eighth-largest earlier when it was $478 million.

    Josh Reynolds/AP

    The largest jackpot in North America was $1.6 billion. Those winning tickets were sold in California, Tennessee and Florida in January of this year. 

    The last time there was a Powerball winner was on May 7, when a family from New Jersey won a $429.6 million jackpot. 

    Tickets are sold in 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.