Powerball Jackpot Grows to $46 Million; Two $1 Million Power Play Prizes Won!
POWERBALL–( EMWNews – March 30, 2008) – Even though the grand prize was not hit Saturday
evening, Powerball generated some huge winners. Two tickets in
Pennsylvania (1), and South Carolina (1) matched all 5 white ball numbers
with the Power Play for an incredible $1 million cash win each! Two other
lucky tickets sold in Indiana (1), and Missouri (1) won $200,000 each by
matching all 5 white ball numbers!
The jackpot for the Wednesday, April 2nd drawing will be $46 million with
the cash option at $23.5 million.
The numbers drawn Saturday evening were 18, 20, 25, 31, 36, and the
Powerball was 7. The Power Play multiplier was 5.
Twenty-four tickets matched 4 white numbers plus the Powerball and won
$10,000. Seven additional tickets of that prize level had the Power Play
and had the prize multiplied by 5 for a $50,000 cash win! A total of
529,737 tickets across the nation won more than $7.2 million in prizes
playing America’s favorite game.
A total of 109,712 winning Powerball tickets multiplied their prize by 5
Saturday. Players were able to do that by purchasing the Power Play option
for $1. With Power Play you multiply your Powerball winnings from 2-5
times, except for the jackpot. At the beginning of each drawing a wheel is
spun to select that night’s multiplier.
Players should carefully check their tickets after every draw. Even if
there are no jackpot winners there are always tens of thousands of winners
at other prize levels.
Players purchased $20,677,578 in Powerball and Power Play tickets between
Thursday and Saturday night.
The lotteries sold $2.5 billion in Powerball tickets in fiscal year 2007.
That translates into over $725 million for worthwhile state projects.
Powerball is now played in 29 states, the District of Columbia, and the
U.S. Virgin Islands.
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