Chicago Tribune: Two lucky ticket holders are waking up today to new lives as multimillionaires after the largest Powerball jackpot drawing ever of $587 million.
Powerball officials said two tickets matched all six numbers to win the record $587.5 million jackpot. The numbers drawn for Wednesday night for the second-highest jackpot in U.S. lottery history are 5, 16, 22, 23, 29. The Powerball is 6.
It was not clear whether the winning tickets belonged to individuals or were purchased by groups.