where one of those were sold. hundreds cheering and high-fiving the manager and our abc's lauren lyster rushed to the store in chino hills and is there live. good morning. >> 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 $1.6 billion jackpot and california lottery officials say a winning ticket was sold here. a world record jackpot. it is coming to you right now. >> it was the more than billion dollar moment people across the u.s. were waiting for. >> all right, now for your winning powerball number, good luck to 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 crowds showing up last night after it was revealed. [ 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 powerball fever sweeping the nation. tickets
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.
first place. >>> good morning. i'm phillip mena. >> and i'm lauren lyster. our top story it was a tense but uneventful new year around the world. people turned out, not letting threats ruin their celebration. >> reporter: take a look at these live pictures of new york's times square. just hours ago, it was packed with a million revellers and 6,000 police officers. >> three, two, one -- happy new year! >> it's finally 2016. and people around the world are ringing in the new year with those three familiar worlds. >> all: happy new year! >> from a jam-packed times square in new york all of the colorful fireworks displays painted the night sky. new zealand was the first, with australia nipping at its heel. lighting up the famous sydney harbor. celebrations from hong kong to tokyo illuminating the night sky. in dubai, even with a hotel fire raging nearby, the world's tallest building, the burj khalifa, 1.6 tons of fireworks carried on their display as scheduled. all across the globe millions crowded historic landmarks just to get a glimpse of the fireworks. cities around the world are
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