The winning $456.7 million Powerball ticket was sold Saturday at the Speedway in Penn Township, Lancaster County.
Five Powerball tickets worth $50,000 apiece were sold in New Jersey for Saturday's drawing.
Lottery officials say they can't confirm the identity of the victor until the prize is claimed and their ticket is validated.
"I feel like that person is going to have a very, very interesting life for a bit and then go downhill very quickly", he said.
The winning Powerball numbers are 22-57-59-60-66 and the Powerball 7.
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The single winning ticket is worth $456.7 million - the eighth-largest pot in the game's history, officials said in a statement.
"This is largest jackpot the Pennsylvania Lottery has ever awarded as well as our state's 18 Powerball jackpot", said Lottery Executive Director Drew Svitko. "We are tremendously happy for our victor and we wish her and her family all the best".
Lottery officials home the lucky victor comes forward after they take their time doing their homework and getting some financial advice. Many people were crossing their fingers that no one would win, because they were hoping to see another billion-dollar jackpot.
Powerball is played in 44 states plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The chances of winning the Powerball jackpot are approximately 1 in 292 million.
The ticket was sold at Speedway on Route 72 in Penn Township, near the borough of Manheim.