Saturday's jackpot is the seventh-largest in Powerball's history, according to the California lottery.
Saturday's winning numbers were 20, 26, 32, 38 and 58 with a Powerball of 3.
The last Powerball drawing to produce a jackpot victor was on April 1, said California Lottery spokesman Mike Bond. The odds of winning Saturday's drawing were one in 292.2 million, Powerball said. It will be receiving a huge $1 million retailer bonus just for selling the winning ticket.
Powerball lottery tickets are held at Jessie's Express Cafe with the jackpot at 1.5 billion dollars in New York City on January 12, 2016. That prize was split among three winnners. His store gets $1 million from the state as the lucky retailer. The victor can choose to receive the whole jackpot in annuity payments over the course of 29 years, or claim a smaller lump sum up front, according to CNN.
This year started out tough for Alberre and his father because the father is suffering from pulmonary fibrosis lung disease. Both prize amounts would be before taxes are deducted. It was a switch that essentially traded lower odds for increased payouts, such as Saturday night's $448 million victor.
The ticket was sold at a liquor store in Pawtucket.
Powerball is played in 44 states (plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands). The homes today are part of Menifee, population 89,000, but those living in Sun City still proudly call the community by its original name, Blais said.