Check your tickets: Powerball winner in Minn.

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  • ROSEVILLE, Minn. -- There is a new millionaire in Minnesota!

    Powerball announced the jackpot winner for Wednesday, August 10 is from Minnesota. The winning ticket was sold in Dakota County.

    The lucky individual won $228,900,000.

    "This is the largest jackpot ever won in Minnesota," said Acting Lottery Director Jenny Canfield.

    Jackpot winner means the ticket had all five numbers and the Powerball number match the winning numbers. The winning numbers were 11,18,36,41,46 and PB 38.

    The winner has one year from the drawing to come forward. Minnesota Lottery officials recommend that the winner signs the back of the winning ticket immediately.

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