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Winning Powerball ticket sold at New Jersey 7-11

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TRENTON, NJ (AP) -

   Lottery officials in New Jersey say the winning ticket that matched all six numbers in the Powerball drawing worth $429.6 million was sold at a 7-Eleven convenience store in the state's capital city.
   A New Jersey Lottery executive says the ticket was purchased as a cash ticket and is valued at $284 million. It was bought at a 7-Eleven store on Chambers Street in Trenton.
   The ticket holder has not yet come forward.
   The winning Powerball numbers drawn Saturday night were 5-25-26-44-66 and the Powerball number is 9.
   The jackpot Saturday had climbed to nearly $430 million.
   Powerball is played in 44 states plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
   The odds of winning are one in 292.2 million.

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