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FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Even though the record breaking jackpot appears to have gone to a single ticket sold in Florida, two tickets were sold in Kentucky both worth $1 million each!
The tickets, sold in Vine Grove and Buckner, both matched all five white ball winning numbers, but not he powerball – to win the games $1 million prize.
In addition, tickets sold in Isom and LaGrange matched four of the five white ball winning numbers winning $10,000 each.
The winning numbers from last night’s drawing were:
10-13-14-22-52, with a Powerball of 11
The Kentucky Lottery advises players who have won these prizes to sign the back of their tickets immediately. They should bring them to the Louisville headquarters any time after 8am on Monday to claim their prize.
Winners have 180 days from the drawing to file their claim.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A lottery official says 1 winning ticket has been sold in Florida for a record Powerball jackpot of more than $590 million.
Terry Rich, a lottery official in Iowa, confirmed the ticket matching all six numbers was sold in Florida. Rich told The Associated Press by telephone that details were expected to be announced later by Florida lottery officials about the actual ticket sold.
Powerball.com said the winner sold in Florida means the current estimated jackpot resets at $40 million or $25.1 million cash value.
The numbers drawn Saturday were: 10, 13, 14, 22, 52 and Powerball 11.
With four of every five possible combinations of Powerball numbers in play, someone was almost certain to win the game's highest jackpot, though chances of winning remained astronomically low at 1 in 175.2 million.