Tennessee person won $259.8 million Powerball jackpot after picking the winning numbers in the Powerball lottery drawing. Wednesday’s draw for the multi-state game winning numbers were 14, 18, 25, 33, 49, and 23, according to Powerball’s website.
|Powerball – Wednesday, June 11, 2014|
The Tennessee lottery website said the winning ticket was bought in Knoxville. If the winner chooses the cash payout, it would be worth $153.5 million. The ticket-holder has 180 days from the day of the drawing to claim their prize. The prize is the largest in the history of the Tennessee Lottery. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 175,223,510.
In addition to the jackpot winner, there were four tickets in the lottery that matched five numbers and won $1 million. Those winning tickets were purchased in Illinois, Massachusetts, New York, and Pennsylvania. The next Powerball drawing on Saturday night, 14 June 2014, the jackpot has reset to $40 million.
In April, a man from Northern California claimed a $425.3 million Powerball prize that was the sixth-highest jackpot in U.S. history. In the last two years, Powerball prizes have increased considerably, due to ticket prices doubling to $2, and California, the nation’s most populous state, joining 42 other states, Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands in playing the game.
This is the list of all Latest Powerball jackpot winners –
|#||Draw Date||Jackpot Prize||Winner||State|
|144||April 23, 2014||$150 Million||FlaMass Family Lottery Joint Venture||Florida|
|143||March 22, 2014||$96.5 Million||John and Susan Brands||Missouri|
|142||March 01, 2014||$60 Million||Joseph Saxer||California|
|141||February 19, 2014||$425 Million||B. Raymond Buxton||California|
|140||December 25, 2013||$71.5 Million||Kevin Carlson||Missouri|
|139||December 11, 2013||$122.9 Million||David & Erica Harrig||Nebraska|
|Maureen & Stephen Hinckley||Massachusetts|
|138||November 16, 2013||$130.3 Million||Unclaimed||New York|
|137||October 23, 2013||$216 Million||Carlo “Carl” Mitchell||California|
|136||September 18, 2013||$399.4 Million||Anonymous||South Carolina|
|135||August 07, 2013||$448 Million||Mario Scarnici||New Jersey|
|Ocean’s 16||New Jersey|
|134||June 22, 2013||$131.5 Million||Patricia Chandler||Pennsylvania|
|133||May 29, 2013||$40 Million||Paul McDowell||Texas|
|132||May 25, 2013||$50 Million||Anonymous||Delaware|
|The Williams Trust||Louisiana|