A single ticket sold in Wisconsin was in line with the six numbers shown in the Powerball picture on Wednesday night to win the third largest jacket in the US history history. Due to strong ticket sales, the jacket climbed to an estimated $ 768.4 million at the time of the installation, with a cash option of $ 477 million.
Powerball said the numbers 16, 20, 37, 44, 62 and the Powerball number of 12 are.
The $ 768.4 million third is the largest single driver behind the $ 1.586 billion Powerball table, which was shared with the winners in California, Florida and Tennessee in January 2016, and the Mega Millions jacket $ 1.537. a billion he won in South Carolina in October last year.
"It will be a real green spring for the first Powerball button in 2019," said David Barden, chairman of Powerball Power Group and New Mexico's Chief Lottery Officer. "A jacket of this size can make lots of dreams – not only for the winner, but for each Lottery winner and for the fortunate state of Wisconsin."
Although the award has grown steadily from the last recipient on Dec. Deck. 26, there are so many reactors to the five white balls and the single Powerball still among 292.2 million.
The estimated figure of $ 768.4 million refers to the option of year, paid over 29 years. Nearly all prize winners choose the cash prize, which the picture on Wednesday would be considered as $ 477 million. Both award options are before taxation.
Seven tickets were the same as the five white balls, but lost the red Powerball in a Wednesday photograph to win the $ 1 million prize. These tickets were sold in Arizona, two in California, Indiana, Missouri, New Jersey and New York. Two other tickets, sold in Kansas and Minnesota, were equivalent to the five white balls and doubled the prize to $ 2 million, including the Power Play option tickets for $ 1 more t .
Powerball is played in 44 states, as well as Washington, D.C., Virgin U.S and Puerto Rico Islands.