Officials with the Michigan Lottery claim that a 70-year-old woman who frequently plays Powerball now understands what it’s like to win.
The numbers on Joyce Ewald’s ticket for the Nov. 5 drawing were 28-45-53-56-69 PB:20, according to a Dec. 5 news release from lottery officials. Ewald is from St. Clair Shores.
How Much Does She Take Home?
Ewald matched four white balls, the Powerball, and those numbers, as per the authorities, making her eligible for a $50,000 award.
Furthermore, the press release states that Ewald added the Power Play, which boosted her earnings by three prizes of $150,000.
Ewald remarked, I frequently play Powerball and have always dreamed of winning large. I was in full amazement when I verified the numbers online after the drawing and saw I had won a $150,000 prize. Such a lovely feeling it is to win!.
Ewald intends to save her windfall money, according to officials. She earned roughly $108,000 after taxes.
You can get assistance if you or a loved one exhibits indications of gambling addiction by calling the National Council on Problem Gambling Helpline at 1-800-522-4700 or going online to their website.
Powerball Winning Numbers Result
The projected Powerball jackpot for the lottery drawing on Monday has increased to $89 million, with a cash option of $47.1 million. 35, 45, 47, 54, and 55 were the winning numbers. With a Power Play of 2X, the Powerball number drawn was 14.
The $79.9 million jackpot on Saturday went unclaimed nationwide. Additionally, no tickets for the $1 million second prize were sold. 6, 13, 33, 36, and 37 were the winning numbers for Saturday. Power Play was 4X and the Powerball number drawn was 7.
Additionally, nobody won the secondary $10 million Double Play drawing that was held Saturday after the primary drawing. 4, 10, 23, 43, and 64 were the Double Play numbers that were drawn. The number drawn for the Double Play Ball was 3.
The probability of winning the Powerball jackpot is 1 in 292,201,388. The odds of winning at least $1 million with a $2 ticket are around 1 in 11,688,053, while the odds of winning the third prize of at least $50,000 are 913,129 to 1.
In addition to the District of Columbia, the US Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico, Powerball is played every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday. With a cash option of $186.9 million, the estimated value of Tuesday’s Mega Millions jackpot is $354 million.