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One winning $310 million Powerball ticket sold

Posted: 2:55 AM, Oct 01, 2015
Updated: 2015-10-01 06:55:44Z

Someone in Michigan became a multi-millionaire overnight.

The Michigan Lottery reports it sold the sole winning ticket in Wednesday night's $310.5 million Powerball jackpot. The unknown winner bought the ticket at a Shell gas station in Three Rivers, Michigan.

The winner has the choice between selecting annual payments or taking one lump sum worth $191.4 million after taxes.

The Powerball jackpot had been rolling over since one ticket won $110 million on August 1st. Wednesday's grand prize was the largest since the three ticket split a $564.1 million jackpot on February 11th.

Wednesday's numbers were 21, 39, 40, 55, 59 with 17 as the Powerball.

There were a total of 137,739 winning tickets sold in Florida. No tickets sold in the state matched five numbers.

Five tickets matched four numbers and the Powerball to win $10,000.

Saturday's jackpot now resets back to $40 million. The deadline to buy Powerball tickets in Florida is 10:00 p.m. EST.