After 19 consecutive draws with no big winner, one lucky player from Pensylvania has grabbed the Powerball’s Jackpot!
Still no details about the winner’s identity. It is the 8th largest jackpots in Powerball’s history. The winner can choose between receiving the prize in equal payments over 29 years or get a one-time, lump-sum payment of $269.4 million.
These are Saturday’s winning numbers:
22-57-59-60-66, Powerball: 07, PowerPlay: 2X
3 more tickets matched all 5 white balls in the drawing. The tickets were sold in California, Missouri and Texas. The ticket that was sold in Texas used the 2X multiplier earning the player a $2,000,000 prize. The other 2 winning tickets will be worth $1,000,000 to their owners. Saturday’s draw was the 3rd time in the past year only, that Powerball’s Jackpot has surpassed the $300M barrier.
The prize amount had grown steadily since Jan.6 this year, last time that someone the Jackpot.
a single lucky player purchased a life-changing, $559.7M worth in New Hampshire. Thanks to Saturday’s win, the Jackpot now shrinks to $40,000,000.
The winner in New Hampshire, goes by the alias of “Good family karma” have scooped an incredible amount of $559.7M. The winner has chosen the lump-sum cash option of $352M. Only last week, after a long court fight, a judge has ruled that the winner can stay anonymous like she requested.
Powerball’s jackpot hit a record $1.6 billion in January 2016, when three winning tickets were sold in Florida, California ,and Tennessee.
The drawings are held at 10:59 p.m. Eastern Wednesdays and Saturdays. Deadline to purchase tickets is 9:45 p.m.
Thanks to lottery 24/7 players can take part in the Powerball madness from everywhere in the world, no need of an American passport. In the last 3 years only, players from Panama, Iraq, and Ukraine, have won large prizes in American lotteries.