New Jersey Ticket Wins Powerball Jackpot
A lucky Powerball player from New Jersey has won the jackpot my matching the numbers 17, 29, 31, 52, 53, and the red Powerball number 31. There was an astonishing amount of winners from Saturday’s draw with 2,486,305 players taking home prizes worth between $4 and the jackpot of $338,300,000.
There were numerous players made into millionaires by this week’s draw. One player who matched all number except the Powerball will collect $2 million, the ticket holder from Iowa spent a dollar on the Power Play option which doubles the standard prize of $1 million.
There were a further 13 players who matched five numbers without the Power Play option, each of them will receive a cheque for $1 million.
The winners bought their tickets in Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Virginia.
There were 109 players who matched four numbers and the Powerball, eight of these players had bought Power Play tickets all will receive prize money of $40,000, the other 101 players will receive cheques for $10,000.