The Associated Press reports that a lucky winner in Michigan got the $337 million Powerball jackpot after nailing all five numbers on Wednesday night. The identity of the winner hasn’t been disclosed yet, but the winning ticket was sold as Sunoco gas station in Lapeer, Michigan.
At least one person in Michigan is now over the moon after winning the Powerball jackpot of $337 million. Although the identity of the winner hasn’t been revealed, it was communicated that the respective person bought the ticket at a Sunoco gas station in Lapeer, Michigan.
The numbers that were selected by the lucky winner have all been correct. The organizers of the game extracted 6, 27, 46, 51, 56 and the Powerball was 21. Since there was but one person who guessed the winning numbers, he/she will get all the money that was gathered for the jackpot. Andi Brancato, the Michigan lottery spokesperson told the press that the winner did not contact them until now, but they expect the lucky person to come and claim the prize in the following days.
Other people could get smaller prizes, as well, according to Brancato’s declarations. He stated that a player in Nebraska will receive $2 million after winning Match 5, whereas the Match 5 tickets that are worth $1 million were won by persons in Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, New Jersey, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
The Wednesday Powerball jackpot which amounted to $337 million was the third largest jackpot in the history of the game. Very few people get as lucky as the player in Michigan as there are 1 in 175 million chances of winning the Powerball jackpot. The chances of winning any prize are 1 in 31 million.
The Powerball lottery is held in 42 states. On June 23 was the last time the jackpot was won by a couple in Connecticut who obtained $60 million.