$768 million Powerball jackpot ticket sold in Wisconsin

A winning ticket for the $768.4 million Powerball jackpot was sold in Wisconsin, lottery officials confirmed early Thursday morning.

After months of no winner, the jackpot is the third largest in U.S. history. The last was on Dec. 26 of last year.

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The $768.4 million is an annuity payment, paid out over 29 years, but most winners choose the cash prize, which is estimated at $477 million.

The odds of matching the five white balls and the Powerball are one in 292.2 million.

The winning numbers for Wednesday night’s Powerball jackpot are 16-20-37-44-62 and the Powerball is 12.

Powerball is played in all but six states, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.