Powerball Jackpot Winning Ticket Sold In New Jersey
One Powerball ticket worth $338 million in Saturday’s drawing was sold in New Jersey.
The winning numbers were: 17, 29, 31, 52, 53 and Powerball 31. The cash value of the jackpot is $221 million.
The New Jersey Lottery, which administers the multi-state lottery, will not identify where the winning tickets was sold until a press conference Monday at Lottery headquarters in Lawrenceville.
In addition to the winning ticket, a ticket worth $1 million matching 5 numbers except the Powerball and 4 tickets matching 4 numbers and the Powerball worth $10,000 each were also sold in New Jersey. There were 152,830 winning tickets sold in New Jersey for Saturday night’s drawing.
Powerball said on its website that the grand prize jackpot has now been reset to $40 million or a lump sum cash amount of $40 million entering the next drawing Wednesday.
No one had won the Powerball jackpot since early February, when Dave Honeywell in Virginia bought the winning ticket and elected a cash lump sum for his $217 million jackpot.
The Associated Press contributed to this story