A Powerball ticket worth nearly half a billion dollars was sold at a convenience store in California, state officials said. The jackpot, worth $447.8 million, is the 10th biggest in history, and the odds of winning were just one in 292.2 million. The winner can claim his or her prize beginning Monday morning, and has a year to do so. The winning ticket was sold at Marietta Liquor & Deli in Riverside County, south of Los Angeles.
Dang! Guess I’ll have to put off buying that island in the Bahamas for a little while yet!