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02/07/2013 11:24 am ET

Powerball Jackpot Winner In Virginia To Claim $217 Million Prize

A customer purchases Powerball lottery tickets for the estimated record 425 million USD jackpot prize, Powerball's biggest wi
A customer purchases Powerball lottery tickets for the estimated record 425 million USD jackpot prize, Powerball's biggest winnings ever, at a convenience store in Washington on November 26, 2012. The previous drawing resulted in no winner, setting up for the record setting prize when numbers will be drawn on Wednesday. Tickets are sold in 42 US states, Washington, DC, and the US Virgin Islands. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

The winner of Wednesday's Powerball jackpot won $217 million, according to ABC local affiliate WRIC.

The sole ticket that hit the Powerball jackpot, matching all six numbers, was sold in Richmond, Va., NBC's WWBT in Richmond reports.

The winning numbers in the Feb. 6 drawing of the multi-state lottery were 5, 27, 36, 38, 41 and the red Powerball number was 12.

Wednesday's Powerball jackpot is the biggest single prize won since a record-breaking $588 million award was split between two tickets in November 2012.

The next Powerball drawing will be on Saturday, Feb. 9, for $40 million. Powerball is played in 42 states, Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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