One Winner In $731.1 Million Powerball Jackpot

There was one winner in the $731.1 million Powerball drawing Wednesday night. A single ticket sold in Maryland matched all six numbers.

One Winner In $731.1 Million Powerball Jackpot

BOSTON (CBS) – There was one winner in the $731.1 million Powerball drawing Wednesday night. A single ticket sold in Maryland matched all six numbers.

The winning numbers drawn Wednesday night are: 40-53-60-68-69 and a Powerball of 22.

If the winner chooses the one-time, lump sum payment, the cash value is $546.8 million before taxes.

This was one of two giant jackpot up for grabs.

The Mega Millions jackpot grew to $970 million Wednesday. The cash option is now $716.3 million.

That jackpot is the third largest prize in American lottery history.

The next Mega Millions drawing is Friday at 11 p.m.

Source : CBS Boston More