$473 million Powerball jackpot won in Arizona

One price tag purchased in Arizona matched all six numbers drawn on Wednesday night time and gained the $473.1 million Powerball jackpot, lottery officers mentioned.

The profitable numbers had been white balls 11, 36, 61, 62, and 68. The Powerball quantity was once 4.

There was once no early phrase on the place in Arizona the price tag was once bought.

Sturdy price tag gross sales driven the jackpot over previous estimates to succeed in the $473.1 million general. The money choice is $283.3 million.

The price tag holder or holders can make a choice from an estimated annuity of $473.1 million, paid in 30 graduated bills over 29 years, or the lump sum of $283.3 million. Each choices are ahead of taxes.

One price tag in Indiana fell a host quick: It matched all 5 white balls, however now not the Powereball quantity. It is nonetheless value $1 million.

Wednesday marked the 3rd time a Powerball jackpot was once gained this yr. Within the January 5 drawing, two tickets in California and Wisconsin cut up a $632.6 million jackpot – the seventh greatest in Powerball historical past.

The most important was once $1.586 Billion, on Jan. 13, 2016, cut up by way of 3 ticketholders, in Callifornia, Florida and Tennessee.

Powerball tickets are $2 every. Tickets are bought in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The percentages of profitable any prize are 1 in 24.9. The percentages of profitable the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million.

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