Winning Powerball ticket sold in SC

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS/WXIX) - Someone is the lucky winner of over $250 million.

A winning Powerball ticket worth $259,900,000 was sold at Murphy's USA # 7057 in Columbia, SC.

It's the highest Powerball to be won all year across the nation, and the largest winning Powerball ticket sold in South Carolina.

A $200,000 ticket was sold at a Shell food mart in Ashland, Ky. That person matched five numbers.

The Powerball jackpot starts at $20 million and grows until it's hit. The jackpot is then reset to $20 million when the prize is claimed.

According to the South Carolina Education Lottery website, the odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are about 1 in 195,249,054.

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