Powerball ticket sold in California snags record $2.04B win


              Business owner Joe Chahayed holds a check outside Joe's Service Center in Altadena, northeast of Los Angeles Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. His sons, Joe Chahayed, Jr., are at his left, and his son Daniel Chahayed, at his right. CA Lottery officials, far left, David Kauls, CA Lottery Sales Manager, and Carolyn Becker, Deputy Director Public Affairs and Communications, present a CA Lottery's retailer selling bonus check for "One Million US dollars," to Joe's Service Center for selling the Powerball winning ticket. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
            
              Business owner Joe Chahayed is interviewed by the media outside Joe's Service Center in Altadena, northeast of Los Angeles Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. Someone who bought a Powerball ticket in Southern California has won a record $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot after more than three months without anyone hitting the top prize. For selling the winning ticket, Joe's Service Center will receive a maximum Powerball bonus of $1 million. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
            
              Business owner Joe Chahayed is congratulated by regular customer, Yolanda Chavez, as he holds a check outside Joe's Service Center in Altadena, northeast of Los Angeles Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. For selling the winning ticket, Joe's Service Center will receive a maximum Powerball bonus of $1 million. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
            
              Business owner Joe Chahayed smiles as he holds a check with his sons, Joe Chahayed, Jr., left, and Daniel Chahayed, right, outside his Joe's Service Center in Altadena, northeast of Los Angeles Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. CA Lottery officials presented a CA Lottery's retailer selling bonus check for "One Million US Dollars," for selling the lottery ticket that won a record $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
            
              Business owner Joe Chahayed speaks as members of the media gather outside Joe's Service Center in Altadena, northeast of Los Angeles Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. California Lottery officials say that the jackpot single winning ticket from the Powerball drawing was sold at Joe's Service Center. The jackpot was by far the largest lottery jackpot ever won. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
            
              Business owner Joe Chahayed holds a check outside Joe's Service Center in Altadena, northeast of Los Angeles Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. For selling the winning ticket, Joe's Service Center will receive a maximum Powerball bonus of $1 million. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
            
              A handmade letter "B" for Billionaire, is glued on top of the original "M" on a signed reading: "Millionaire Made Here," posted outside Joe's Service Center in Altadena, northeast of Los Angeles Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. California Lottery officials say that the jackpot single winning ticket from the Powerball drawing was sold at Joe's Service Center. Someone who bought a Powerball ticket in Southern California has won a record $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot after more than three months without anyone hitting the top prize. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
            
              Business owner Joe Chahayed holds a check with his son, Joe Chahayed, Jr., as they pose for a picture outside his Joe's Service Center in Altadena, northeast of Los Angeles Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. CA Lottery officials presented a CA Lottery's retailer selling bonus check for "One Million US Dollars," for selling the lottery ticket that won a record $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Powerball ticket sold in California snags record $2.04B win