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TODAY   |  February 20, 2014

Lone winner hits $425 million Powerball jackpot

One ticket sold in Milpitas, Calif. matches the huge Powerball drawing, making it one of the largest individual jackpots ever. The winner is still unknown. NBC’s Miguel Almaguer reports.

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>> it's official, someone bought the winning $425 million powerball ticket. we don't know who won but we know where. that's where we find miguel this morning.

>> good morning. milpitas is here and it's at this gas station where the winning ticket was sold. the chance of winning was 1 in 175 million. the cashier believes he told that ticket yesterday to someone who was here during the buying frenzy that took place. that winner, who has until this morning to step forward will take home $242 million if they take the cash payout. natalie?

>> going to make lots of friends quickly.