a winner in california. a jackpot-winning ticket was sold in chino hills. we're still awaiting results from other states. the winning ticket apparently sold at this 7-eleven store. meaning someone will be claiming, or sharing, that jaw-dropping $1.5 billion jackpot. the largest the u.s. has ever seen. making this a $2 ticket to the 1% club. in theory, at least. >> can we get in there? >> sure, you can. you can have an umbrella in case. >> reporter: we indulged our inner billionaires, shopping for cars -- >> i could get used to this. >> reporter: and condos. >> this is what you need. >> reporter: plenty of others were dreaming too. all across america. >> i feel 100% confident. >> reporter: powerball pandemonium. >> it's been insane. >> reporter: inspiring billionaires lining up patiently, dreaming of instant wealth. >> the winner! >> that can't be the winner, we're getting the winner. >> this is the winner! >> reporter: 300 million tickets sold just today, almost one ticket for every person in this country. some people placing multiple bets. >> this is the office pool? >> yeah.
that broke out at the 7-eleven where winning jackpot ticket was hold in chino hills, california? they were cheering for the all-star clerk. it felt like something out of a movie. >> i'm envious of the winner. i love it. >> reporter: lotto officials gave the owner a $1 million check just for selling the winning ticket. in no time word spread about a california winner. this los angeles nursing home. >> somebody won lotto. >> reporter: cheering for one of their nurses, a mother of seven. >> honestly it couldn't have happened to a nicer person. >> reporter: the party short-lived. the nurse who thought she won said it was an embarrassing prank from her son. her daughter tells the "l.a. times," this is one big misunderstanding. her boss, who bought 18,000 tickets for staff, including hers, still believes this nurse is a winner. >> she had two hours left to her shift and she stayed the two hours. i was extremely impressed. >> reporter: tonight there remains no confirmation on the winner out west but the nurse in the l.a. suburbs has reportedly shared with her employer that she's going
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