Two Tickets Win Mammoth Powerball Jackpot

Thursday November 29th 2012

All eyes were on the mid-week Powerball draw last night because after 15 rollovers and an increase in the jackpot due to ticket sales the Powerball jackpot finally came out at $579.9 million last night so many players were hoping to strike lucky and land themselves with this huge jackpot. This was in fact the case as the results show that two tickets matched the numbers drawn to win this mammoth Powerball jackpot. All that is known at the moment about the winners is that they are from tickets purchased in Arizona and Missouri so we will have to wait and find out who they are.

The Powerball results from last night’s draw were 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 and the Powerball was 6. In total last night’s draw saw 8,924,125 players win a prize ranging from $4 all the way up to the impressive jackpot. Last night bar the impressive jackpot the total value of prizes won was a staggering $131,519,015.

The prize breakdown for last night’s Powerball draw is:

*** The winners from Missouri have just officially been named as Mark and Cindy Hill, a couple in their 50s from the small town of Dearborn, Missouri. More information will be bought to you in the form of a newspiece as soon as it is avaliable.**

Numbers Matched Prize Won Number of Winners
Match 5 plus Powerball $579,900,000.00 2
Match 5 $1,000,000.00 58
Match 4 plus Powerball $10,000.00 485
Match 4 $100.00 16,407
Match 3 plus Powerball $100.00 23,683
Match 3 $7.00 796,149
Match 2 plus Powerball $7.00 383,658
Match 1 plus Powerball $4.00 2,370,273
Match 0 plus Powerball $4.00 4,501,738
Match 5 (with Power Play): $2,000,000.00 8
Match 4 plus Powerball (with Power Play): $40,000.00 47
Match 4 (with Power Play): $200.00 1,721
Match 3 plus Powerball (with Power Play): $200.00 2,554
Match 3 (with Power Play): $14.00 84,724
Match 2 plus Powerball (with Power Play): $14.00 40,385
Match 1 plus Powerball (with Power Play): $12.00 245,338
Match 0 plus Powerball (with Power Play): $12.00 456,895

These Powerball winners from Arizona and Missouri have set a record for the Powerball as they have matched the Powerball results and won the largest jackpot ever in this lottery. However, it isn’t the biggest jackpot in the US because earlier this year three tickets in the Mega Millions lottery won the largest ever jackpot the US which was $656 million.

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