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Winning $425-million Powerball ticket sold at Milpitas gas station

A Chevron gas station in Milpitas sold the winning $425-million Powerball ticket -- the second recent big lottery win in the Bay Area.

The sole winner of the multi-state $425-million Powerball jackpot in Wednesday's drawing bought the lucky ticket at a Milpitas gas station, lottery officials said.

The winning ticket with all six numbers was purchased at Dixon Landing Chevron gas station, which will receive $1 million for selling it, said California Lottery spokesman Alex Traverso.

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No details about the winner were available.

By the time the winning numbers were drawn Wednesday night, the jackpot had skyrocketed to $425 million, Traverso said.

The jackpot was the sixth-largest in U.S. lottery history, and the odds of winning it were about 1 in 175 million, officials said.

matt.stevens@latimes.com

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