one of those were sold. hundredserg and high-fiving the man and our abc's lauren lyer rushed to the store in chino hills and is there live. >> reporter: good morning, reena and kendis. someone who shopped at this southern california 7-eleven is 1 in 92 million this morning, the odds of winning the nearly billion jackpot and california lottery officials say a winning ticket wasold here. >> can you believe it, america? a world record jackpot. it is coming to you rig now. >>she more than b dollar moment people across the u.s. were waiting for. >> all right, now for your winning powerball number, good you. it is the number 10 tonight. >> reporter: and that moment undoubtedly changing the life of the lucky powerball player who bought one of the winning tickets here at this chino hills 7-eleven crowdspwi last night after it w rd. [ cheers and applause ] >> happy and very excited. >> reporter: it's almost like we won even though we didn't because our community won. >> reporter: call it a sign of tickets ahead of the drawing 1.3il rush hour. >> the winner. >> the winner >> the winner. you c
greedy yet. remember, there are million dollar prizes, as well. abc's lauren lyster has more. >> your winning powerball number -- >> reporter: the powerball grand prize climbing to $1.4 billion monday after no one matched all six numbers to score saturday's $949 million prize. there were some million dollar winners, though, someone in massachusetts. >> hopefully it's one of our regulars. >> reporter: in suffolk, virginia, too. >> actually maybe me. i come here all the time. >> reporter: others still thinking about how they'd spend the big winnings. >> pay off bills. live very comfortably for the rest of my life. >> toss the money around. you can't spend it all. >> reporter: but it turns out winning a stash of mega lottery cash can be squandered with stunning speed. 70% of people who hit it big lose big within just a few years. >> reporter: the odds of winning are still 1 in 292 million, yes, you're still more likely to get attacked by a shark or struck by lightning but here's a virginia man whose car was struck by lightning and who's playing powerball with a message of hope.
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