Powerball Jackpot Reaches US$166 MillionWednesday July 24th 2013
Excitement is building for tonight’s Powerball draw as the jackpot is worth a huge US$166 million after Saturday’s draw results revealed no jackpot winners.
Although no players won the jackpot in Saturday’s draw there were still 748,267 players who did win prizes, including a ticket holder from Illinois who matched the five main numbers with Power Play to win US$2 million while Arizona, Kansas, Louisiana and Massachusetts each had a lucky player who matched the five main numbers to each win US$1 million. Saturday’s Powerball numbers can be viewed on the Powerball results page.
This is the fifth time this year that the Powerball jackpot has surpassed the US$100 million mark and for your chance to scoop this truly life-changing prize this evening make sure you have your tickets ready!
In other Powerball news, a player who won US$1 million has come forward and claimed their winnings. The lucky ticket holder, who has chosen anonymity, won US$1 million in the Powerball draw on July 3rd 2013 after matching the five main numbers drawn. The winner is described as a hard-working Maryland woman who doesn’t expect the money to significantly change her family’s life and intends to carry on her job working in the medical industry.
Congratulations to this Powerball winner from everyone here at Lottery.net!
Written by Brett Levenson