Louisiana ticket wins $191 million Powerball lottery jackpot
A unmarried ticket bought in Louisiana has received the $191.1 million Powerball jackpot in Wednesday’s drawing, lottery officers introduced early Thursday.
The successful ticket in Wednesday’s drawing used to be bought in Eunice, a small the town in Cajun nation that straddles Acadia and St. Landry parishes. Officials with the Louisiana Lottery Corp. on Thursday morning did not instantly say which retailer bought the ticket.
In addition to the jackpot winner, two Powerball tickets value $1 million each and every have been bought in Florida. There have been additionally greater than 700,00zero smaller money prizes totaling $7.7 million.
The successful Powerball numbers for Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, have been 18, 22, 29, 54, and 57, with Powerball quantity eight. The Power Play multiplier used to be three.
The lump sum cost sooner than taxes in Wednesday’s drawing were estimated at about $119.four million.
Because there used to be a jackpot winner, the Powerball jackpot resets to $40 million for the following drawing.
Powerball is held in 44 states, plus the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.
A $2 ticket offers you a one in 292.2 million probability at successful the jackpot. Drawings are held at 10:59 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesdays and Saturdays.