December 20, 2012

Million-dollar Powerball® ticket sold in New Castle

PB Ball 90 X 90 ThumbnailINDIANAPOLIS – It’s about to be a great holiday for one Powerball player in Indiana. A retailer in New Castle sold a Powerball ticket worth $1 million in last night’s drawing.

One ticket sold by Village Pantry at 603 Broad Street in New Castle matched the first five numbers, but not the Powerball number, in last night’s drawing.  The winning numbers for Dec. 19 are:  5-8-20-23-30 PB: 3.

Players are encouraged to check their tickets carefully and always sign the back.  The holder of the winning ticket should call Hoosier Lottery Customer Service.

The Hoosier Lottery reminds all players to play responsibly.

The mission of the Hoosier Lottery is to maximize net income for the state in a socially-responsible manner. In fiscal year 2012, the Hoosier Lottery generated $211 million in surplus revenue which was used to significantly reduce the motor vehicle excise tax for all Hoosier drivers and also supported the pension funds for retired Indiana teachers, police and firefighters. Player prizes for the fiscal year totaled $533 million and $60 million was earned by Indiana retailers on the sale of Hoosier Lottery products.

Since its inception in 1989, the Hoosier Lottery has produced more than $4.2 billion for the citizens of Indiana, $1 billion in commissions and bonuses for participating Indiana retailers, and has paid out more than $8.9 billion in player prizes.

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For more information, please contact Betsy Gutierrez at bgutierrez@hoosierlottery.com or 317-264-4852 or Al Larsen at alarsen@hoosierlottery.com or 317-242-8803.

 

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