$1 million Powerball ticket sold in New Orleans

Published 8:26 am Monday, August 27, 2018

NEW ORLEANS — A Powerball ticket worth $1 million was sold in New Orleans.

Louisiana Lottery Corp. officials announced Monday the winning ticket in Saturday’s drawing was sold at Ideal Market, 447 North Rampart Street. It matched all five numbers.

Saturday’s winning numbers were: 20-25-54-57-63, Powerball: 08, PowerPlay: 2X

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The estimated jackpot is $70 million. The lump sum payment before taxes would be about $42.2 million. If there is no jackpot winner, the amount grows larger for the next drawing.

The last big payout occurred on Aug. 11 when a single winning ticket was sold in New York City and worth $245.6 million.

Powerball is held in 44 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.