Feb 7, 2023

Powerball Jackpot Lucky Player in Seattle Wins $754.6M

Powerball Jackpot Lucky Player in Seattle Wins $754.6M prizes

Powerball Jackpot Lucky in Seattle Wins $754.6M

A single winning ticket for a $754.6 million Powerball jackpot used to be offered at a branch store in a Seattle suburb, Washington country lottery officials stated Tuesday. The prevailing numbers drawn Monday night have been 5, 11, 22, 23, 69 and the Powerball 7. The prevailing ticket was offered Sunday at a Fred Meyer shop in Auburn, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) south of Seattle, lottery officers said. The store will receive a $50,000 bonus. The winner has not yet come forward. It’s the 2d time a Powerball jackpot ticket was offered in Washington state, and both tickets were bought in Auburn. Lottery officials stated any other $1 million prize from a ticket offered in Airway Heights, near Spokane, in November remains unclaimed. Lottery winners have a hundred and eighty days to claim their prizes. Powerball officers stated in a declaration early Tuesday that a single ticket matched all six numbers and that ticket income pushed the jackpot higher than an before $747 million estimate. The full jackpot is for a winner opting for an annuity allotted in one immediately however partial payout followed by additional payments over 29 years that amplify by means of 5% annually. The winner also can choose for a one-time cash fee of $407.2 million. Both prizes accessible are the quantities earlier than taxes, Powerball said. The estimated jackpot for the subsequent drawing scheduled for Wednesday is $20 million, in accordance to the lottery's website.  That winless streak allowed the prize to grow large and larger until it grew to become the ninth-largest in U.S. history. Higher activity fees have allowed annuity repayments to amplify compared with earlier jackpots, when costs had been lower. Most winners select the immediate money prize. The game's abysmal odds of 1 in 292.2 million are designed to construct large prizes that draw greater players. That strategy definitely has labored recently: Someone in Maine gained a $1.35 billion Mega Millions prize in January and a California player hit a document $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot final November.