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Three winners of record US$1.6b Powerball jackpot

Store clerk M Faroqui at a 7-Eleven outlet in Chino Hills, California, where one of the three winning tickets was sold. Crowds descended on the convenience store, with excited customers snapping pictures and congratulating the salesman. The store will receive a US$1 million bonus, lottery officials said.

Los Angeles

THE winners of the record US$1.6 billion US Powerball jackpot had yet to emerge early on Thursday, with lottery officials saying the massive prize will be split between ticket holders in three states: Tennessee, California, and Florida.

Each of the three winning tickets