Three Winning Tickets Sold For Third-Largest Powerball
For the first time ever, a winning Powerball jackpot ticket has been sold outside the continental U.S., with Puerto Rico selling one of three.By Sebastian Martinez | February 12, 2015
Less than a year after joining Powerball, Puerto Rico has drawn a winner.
The U.S. commonwealth joined Texas and North Carolina in selling the winning tickets. It's the first time a winning ticket has been sold outside the U.S. (Video via Lotería Electrónica)
The three winners, if they so choose, could be splitting a one-time payment of a little more than $381 million, before taxes — just under 70 percent of the estimated jackpot of $564 million.