Two winning tickets sold for $750 million Powerball jackpot, $150,000 winner in Alcoa

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NASHVILLE, Tenn./DES MOINES, Iowa (WVLT/AP) -- Lottery officials say two tickets have won the estimated $750 million Powerball jackpot, and several Tennesseans claimed substantial prizes.

Powerball officials say tickets purchased in Iowa and New York match all six numbers in Saturday night's drawing. The jackpot is the fourth-largest in U.S. history.

The co-owner of a Manhattan deli where someone purchased one of two jackpot-winning Powerball tickets says he likely sold the winning ticket but has no idea who won.

Jose Espinosa and his father own the West Harlem Deli in New York City. The 41-year-old joked Sunday while helping customers that he knows he sold the winning ticket because he's always working. But he says he has no idea who purchased the lucky ticket.

Lottery officials say the deli sold a ticket that matched all six numbers in Saturday night's Powerball drawing for a $688 million jackpot. The other ticket was sold at a convenience store in the small town of Redfield, Iowa.

There was no immediate word on who purchased either winning ticket. The jackpot is the fourth-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.

The winning numbers were 8, 12, 13, 19 and 27, and Powerball 4.

Five Tennessee Powerball players matched numbers as well. In Alcoa and Memphis, there were $150,000 tickets sold, and in Kingsport, Mosheim and Hixson $50,000 were sold.

The players matched four numbers for the base $50,000 prize, but $150,000 winners paid $1 extra for the multiplier, which was three.

Lottery officials say one ticket was sold in central Iowa, and the other was sold in New York at West Harlem Deli at 2040 5th Ave.

It comes four days after someone won a $1.537 billion Mega Millions jackpot, the second-largest lottery prize. The ticket was sold in South Carolina.

Powerball is played in 44 states, plus Washington, D.C., the U.S Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are one in 292.2 million.

Powerball winners have up to a year to claim the prize.