SOURCE: Multi-State Lottery Association

September 13, 2007 09:44 ET

Powerball Jackpot Grows to $29 Million; $800,000 Power Play Prize Won!

POWERBALL--(Marketwire - September 13, 2007) - Even though the grand prize was not hit Wednesday evening, Powerball paid off in big ways. One lucky ticket in Oklahoma (1), won $800,000 cash with the Power Play option! In addition, three other lucky tickets won $200,000 for matching 5 white ball numbers in the states of Iowa (1), Maine (1), and Pennsylvania (1).

The jackpot for the Saturday, September 15th drawing will be $29 million with the cash option at $13.4 million.

The numbers drawn Wednesday evening were 5, 24, 26, 33, 47, and the Powerball was 1. The Power Play multiplier was 4.

Fifteen tickets matched 4 white numbers plus the Powerball and won $10,000. Four additional players of that prize level wisely purchased the Power Play and had their prize multiplied by 4 for a $40,000 cash win! A total of 361,169 players across the nation won $4,373,208 in prizes playing America's favorite game.

More than 72,000 winning Powerball players multiplied their prize by 4 Wednesday. They were able to do that by purchasing the Power Play option for $1. With Power Play you multiply your Powerball winnings from 2-5 times, except for the jackpot. At the beginning of each drawing a wheel is spun to select that night's multiplier.

Players should carefully check their tickets after every draw. Even if there are no jackpot winners there are always tens of thousands of winners at other prize levels.

Players purchased $16,971,169 in tickets between Sunday and Wednesday night.

The lotteries sold $2.5 billion in Powerball tickets in fiscal year 2007. That translates into over $725 million for worthwhile state projects.

Powerball is now played in 29 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

For more information on Powerball, please visit our website at www.powerball.com

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Doug Orr
    Multi-State Lottery Association
    515-453-1404