Numbers Drawn for $476-Million Powerball Jackpot

Virginia Carson
October 22, 2018

The Tennessee Lottery said the base prize for matching all five white numbers is $1 million, but the player added the Power Play which upped the prize money to $2 million.

The previous largest single jackpot of $758.7 million was won last year by Mavis Wanczyk, a 53-year-old mother of two from MA. It is bound to become the largest prize in USA history. The numbers drawn in the Powerball Saturday were 16 54 57 62 69 23.

The 24 semi-weekly Mega Millions draws have failed to produce a top victor since July 24, when an 11-member office pool in Santa Clara County, California, hit a £415million ($543m) jackpot.

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On Tuesday, that would mean a total of almost $905 million - before taxes, according to the Mega Millions website.

The Powerball jackpot has jumped to $620 million after no winning tickets were sold.

The victor might opt for the cash prize of more than $270 million, from which the federal government will take 25% right away, and more later. Many hopefuls haven't played before.

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That pot has been growing since July when someone in California won the jackpot.

Lottery fever is running rampant, and North Carolina players have as good a chance as anyone at winning the games.

From July 27 through October 16, Mega Millions sales in North Carolina raised an estimated $10.6 million for education, the lottery site said.

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The consortium of lottery officials is holding its next conference call Monday morning to analyze ticket sales from over the weekend to determine whether it can up the jackpot. The games are played in 44 states, Washington D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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