There were a total of 390,893 additional winners in the Powerball game Saturday evening. Those winners won prizes totaling $4,458,881.
The numbers drawn were 9, 11, 22, 24, 43 and the Powerball was 2. The Power Play multiplier was 4.
Three players correctly matched the five white-ball numbers and won $100,000. These tickets were sold in Connecticut, Louisiana, and Nebraska. Three additional players in Missouri, Oregon, and Pennsylvania not only matched this prize level, but also purchased Power Play for a total win of $400,000.
Twenty-eight players matched four white-ball numbers plus the Powerball and won $5,000. Six additional players not only matched 4+1, but also purchased the Power Play option, giving them a total win of $20,000.
A total of 54,063 winning Powerball plays were multiplied by 4. Winners were able to do that by purchasing the Power Play option for $1. With Power Play, players can multiply their winnings, except for the jackpot, from two to five times. At the beginning of each drawing a wheel is spun to select that night’s multiplier.
Players purchased more than $15.8 million in tickets between Wednesday and Saturday night.
The jackpot for Wednesday, Jan. 12, will be a $10 million annuity, or $5.5 million cash.
The lotteries sold more than $2.2 billion in Powerball tickets in FY04. That translates into more than $660 million for worthwhile state projects.
Powerball is now played in 27 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.