Excitement drives jackpot up ahead of tonight’s draw
JACKSON, MELLE. – Powerball Group (MUSL) increased the previous jackpot from $ 670 million for tonight’s draw to $ 685 million due to an increase in play. Tonight’s Powerball® the jackpot is 6e the biggest in the history of the game.
Powerball jackpot winners can choose to receive their prize as an annuity, paid in 30 progressive installments over 29 years, or as a lump sum payment (cash value). The cash value of tonight’s jackpot is estimated at $ 485.5 million. It’s the 41st shoot in the jackpot run.
Other jackpots are also increasing. Tuesday night Mega Millions jackpot increased to an estimate $ 45 millions, and the Tuesday draw jackpot Mississippi Match 5 reached an estimate $ 135,000.
Monday morning winners
The Mississippi Lottery headquarters were already very busy this morning as the winners turned out to claim their prizes, including:
· $ 150,000: A Washington County woman won on a Powerball ticket purchased at Double Quick # 109 at 509 Highway 82 East in Greenville.
· $ 50,000: A Marion County player won on a Powerball ticket purchased at B-Kwik # 13 at 757 Highway 98 Bypass in Columbia.
· $ 30,000: A New Albany woman won a Strike It Rich scratch game purchased from Devasya Enterprises at 414 Highway 15 South in New Albany.
· $ 2,000: A Gautier woman won on a Power 2x scratch game purchased from Quickserve at 2218 Ladnier Road in Gautier.
New games tomorrow
Tomorrow, new scratch games will be available at all Mississippi Lottery authorized retailers, including the second $ 20 scratch game, the $ 500,000 bonus multiplier. Additionally, Jack-O-Lantern Cash will also be available for $ 2.