Lafayette Louisiana Ticket Claims A Top Powerball Prize
No, they didn't win the big money jackpot but they did win a million bucks. In last night's Powerball drawing there were no tickets that matched all five white ball numbers and the red Powerball.
That means the big jackpot will continue to rise. The Wednesday night drawing will be worth an estimated $403 million dollars and the one-time cash payout will be close to $244 million.
Now, about that Lafayette Louisiana ticket. There was one ticket sold in Louisiana that matched all five of the white ball numbers. According to Louisiana Lottery officials that ticket was purchased at the Corner Pantry on Foreman Drive in Lafayette.
If you purchased a Powerball ticket at Corner Pantry then you probably should be feverishly checking your numbers right now. There were other million dollar winning tickets sold in Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
Texas also has a $2 million dollar winner according to the official Powerball site. The two million dollar prize is won when a ticket buyer matches all five of the white ball numbers and has chosen the power play option. There were also $2 million tickets sold in Pennsylvania and Rhode Island.
If you did play in Saturday's drawing be sure to check your tickets because there are 9 different ways to win in the Powerball game. In fact, Powerball officials estimate there are over $25 million in non-jackpot prizes that will be paid out from Saturday's drawing.