Lucky winner scoops £591.5 million jackpot in US Powerball lottery

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One incredibly lucky person has scooped a whopping £591.5 million ($758.7 million) in the US Powerball jackpot.

The ticket was bought in the Bay State of Massachusetts, according to lottery officials.  

The odds of winning were just one in 292.2 million.

It was the second largest lottery prize in US history, and could be the biggest ever won by a single ticket. The largest jackpot ever won was $1.6 billion in January 2016, but it was shared by three people. 

But what could the winner do with all that money?

A new house might be a start. The most expensive house in the US is on the market for £270 million ($350 million). The mansion was the location for 1960s TV classic the Beverley Hillbillies. The 12-bedroom, 21-bathroom home comes complete with infinity pool, bowling alley, £23 million car collection and seven staff.

The winner could easily afford to buy the ten acre, £270 million Chartwell estate

Or there’s always a private jet. The world’s most expensive private jet, belonging to Alisher Usmanov, Russia’s richest man, is worth an estimated £310 million ($450 million).

No one had won the Powerball since 10 June, which is why the jackpot was so huge. 

Powerball is played in 44 US states, as well as Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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