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One Winning Ticket Sold in 570 Million Powerball Jackpot

first_img If the winner selects the lump-sum option, the onetime payout would total an estimated $358 million, before taxes.The odds of a single ticket hitting all six numbers in the Powerball are 292 million to 1, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association.Saturday’s winning Powerball ticket is the second large lottery grand prize drawn in as many days. On Friday, one winning Mega Millions ticket, worth an estimated $450 million, was sold in Florida. That lump-sum payout is $281.With no jackpot winning tickets sold in either game since October, combined the two lottery grand prizes topped $1 billion, the third-largest total in the history of the games.The largest Powerball jackpot was a $1.6-billion payout split among winners in California, Florida and Tennessee in January 2016, according to the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries. The largest Mega Millions jackpot of $656 million was won in 2012.Powerball tickets are sold in 44 states, and Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.By Keith CoffmanRecommended Video: Thrilling GoPro Journey Down a Deep, Deep Well Share this article One Powerball ticket purchased in New Hampshire matched all six numbers for Saturday’s estimated $570 million jackpot drawing, the fifth largest grand prize in the game’s 15-year history, lottery officials said.The winning numbers drawn were 12, 29, 30, 33, 61 and Powerball 26.The identity of the winner or winners was not immediately released. A Powerball sign is pictured in a store in New York City, New York, on Jan. 5, 2018. (REUTERS/Carlo Allegri) US News Owner of Reeds Ferry Market says he still can’t believe his shop sold the winning #Powerball! He’s on @7News, next! pic.twitter.com/0o5t1g3hKH— Kim Lucey (@KimLucey) January 7, 2018center_img One Winning Ticket Sold in $570 Million Powerball Jackpot By Reuters January 7, 2018 Updated: January 7, 2018  LINKEDINPINTERESTREDDITTUMBLRSTUMBLEUPON   Share Someone’s buying a big house on Lake Winnipesaukee this year!!! #NewHampshire #Powerball $570 Million pic.twitter.com/ZibFvwv9JW— Lake Winnipesaukee (@myWinnipesaukee) January 7, 2018 Show Discussionlast_img

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