One Huge Powerball Winner
Undated (KROC AM News) - It was the second largest lottery jackpot in US history. It also became the largest jackpot ever won in the country by one single ticket.
That ticket for Wednesday night’s Powerball game was sold in Massachusetts.
By the time of the drawing, the grand prize had shot up to nearly $760-million ($758.7 million) - up more than $100-million from where it was after last Saturday’s drawing.
Lottery officials say the Wednesday night drawing produced several other big winners - six tickets won $2-million apiece and 34 others are worth $1-million.
There were nearly 145,000 winners in Minnesota.
One was a second place ticket place ticket that was sold in Howard Lake. It’s worth $1-million. There were also four 3rd place tickets, including one that won $200,000 because the player selected the correct multiplier. It was sold in Bloomington. The other three $50,000 tickets were sold in Scandia, Isanti and Maplewood.
Powerball numbers for 08/23/2017 are: 06 07 16 23 26 Powerball 4