A pair of winners of the Powerball lottery has been announced, as the California lottery was awarded more than $2.4 billion for a new line of Powerballs.
California Governor Jerry Brown signed the bill into law Monday, making the winning tickets for the 2016 and 2017 lottery numbers the highest ever, topping the $1.9 billion that was awarded to the state.
The Powerball is one of the most popular games in the country, with millions of players vying for prizes.
The winner of the jackpot has to win a total of $2,000 in prize money.
The winners of last year’s lottery are:The jackpot is split among the states of California, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
The winning numbers will be determined on April 17.