Powerball jackpot climbs to $430 million

1 Million Powerball Prize for Former Iowa Woman	 	 	 			Powerball

1 Million Powerball Prize for Former Iowa Woman Powerball

The retailer, Sunoco A Plus, 3200 W. Cheltenham Ave., earns a $500 selling bonus.

The winning numbers for Saturday's Powerball jackpot were 20, 24, 26, 35 and 49 and the Powerball number was 19.

A statistical analysis of winnings last Sunday indicates that a total of 630 players won various consolation prizes on the off line platform using POS with various agents Nationwide, while 204 players won in the online platform, using the mobile App and web, making it a total of 834 wins in Week 8.

There's no disputing Americans love buying lottery tickets. The former Iowan returned to Clive, Iowa for his 55-year high school class reunion and picked up a Powerball ticket while in town.

With the current Powerball jackpot at $356 million, attention now turns to that lottery's next drawing on Saturday evening.

The Pennsylvania Lottery says the prize is the ninth-largest Powerball jackpot on record.

In an unusual coincidence, the jackpots in the two biggest USA lotteries - Mega Millions and Powerball - had topped $300 million at the same time.

One Mega Millions ticket estimated at $393 million matched all six numbers drawn Friday night, the fifth largest prize in the game's 15-year history, lottery officials confirmed. Of these, the winning ticket from Washington also included the optional Megaplier which costs an extra $1 over and above the $2 ticket price. Players may select their own numbers using a Powerball playslip, or they may opt for computer-selected quick picks.

The latest Mega Millions jackpot is the fourth one to be won in 2017. The Match 5 prize with the Power Play option is set at $2 million. $1 million before taxes. Since ticket sales began in 1972, it has contributed almost $28 billion to fund property tax and rent rebates, transportation, care services, prescription assistance, and local services including senior centers and meals.

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