April 11, 2013

Powerball® ticket worth $1 million purchased at Jeffersonville retailer

INDIANAPOLIS -- Someone who purchased a Powerball ticket at a Jeffersonville, Ind., retailer for last night's drawing is now holding a $1 million winner.

The ticket, which was the only one in the nation to match the first five numbers but not the Powerball number, was purchased at Circle K at 3830 Hamburg Pike in Jeffersonville.

The winning numbers drawn were: 1-36-40-52-53 PB:20.

No one nationwide matched all six numbers, so Saturday's Powerball jackpot has grown to an estimated $70 million.

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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