Tracy Taylor, from Linden, fills NJ a lottery ticket while visiting a gas station in Elizabeth on Monday afternoon. NJ…
There were two winning tickets sold for Saturday night at $ 687,800,000 Powerball drawing.
Tickets sold in Iowa and New York matched all six numbers and will share the fourth largest jackpot in the US lottery story, “said Powerball officials. The jackpot amounted to $ 687.8 million at the time of the subscription with a cash option of $ 396.2 million. Each ticket is worth $ 343.9 million or $ 198.1 million in cash – before tax.
Winning numbers on Saturday’s drawing were white balls 08, 12, 13, 19, 27, plus Powerball 04 and Power Play multiplier 3X.
jackpot rankings as the fourth largest in the United States lottery story behind the world record $ 1,586 billion Powerball jackpot shared by winners in California, Florida and Tennessee in January 2016, won $ 1,537 billion Mega Millions jackpot in South Carolina on Tuesday and 758.7 million dollar Powerball jackpot won in Massachusetts in August 2017.
This was the seventh time the Powerball jackpot has been won this year. Saturday’s drawing was the 22nd draw since the last time the Powerball jackpot hit the 11th of August in New York.
Fifteen tickets matched all five white balls, but matched the Red Powerball on Saturday’s drawing. Thirteen of these tickets won $ 1 million, with winning tickets sold in California, Colorado, Florida, Kentucky, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Texas. Tickets sold in Florida and Texas won $ 2 million.
Next Powerball drawing is October 31 with a $ 40 million jackpot.