Winning $338 Million Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold in New Jersey
A solitary Powerball ticket sold in New Jersey matched every one of the six numbers in Saturday night's drawing for the $338.3 million bonanza, lottery authorities stated today.
The bonanza was the sixth greatest in history.
Thirteen different tickets matched five numbers yet were lost the Powerball. Those tickets will gain a payout of $1 million each, as per lottery authorities, and were sold in New Jersey, Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Minnesota, North Carolina, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Virginia.
Lottery authorities stated there was one Power Play Match 5 scoring ticket sold in Iowa, which is worth $2 million.
The scoring numbers were 17, 29, 31, 52, 53 and Powerball 31. Depending on if the victor decides to take the protuberance total payout, he or she will accept $221 million.
The New Jersey State Lottery stated portions about the scoring ticket will be disclosed Monday. Authorities declined to state where the ticket was obtained or if a champ had approached, The Associated Press reported.
The new big stake has been reset to $40 million, consistent with the Powerball online site.
The greatest Powerball big stake steadily, totaling $587.5 million, went in November when a Missouri couple and an Arizona man part the rewards.
The value of a Powerball ticket duplicated in January 2012 from $1 an amusement to $2, which has explained the swelling bonanzas.
"We overhauled the diversion and with additional cash going into the amusement, the bonanza prize pool has duplicated so more individuals are playing on the grounds that the big stake is developing higher," Multi-State Lottery Association President Jim Haynes stated.
Powerball is offered in 44 states and your possibilities of striking it rich are one in 175,000,000, significance you'd have been 25 times less averse to score an Academy Award.
"For $2, its reasonable amusement and you can purchase a part of the dream," Haynes stated.