Winning $1.3 billion Powerball ticket sold in Oregon

Oregon has a new millionaire this weekend. are you

According to lottery officials, a winning ticket was sold in last night's Powerball drawing in Oregon. The winning numbers are 22, 27, 44, 52, 69 and Powerball 9. The Power Play multiplier is 3X.

The winner is looking at a $1.326 billion jackpot. Before the drawing, it was estimated at $1.3 billion, but ticket sales pushed that up.

The jackpot's cash value is $621 million if the winner chooses not to take the lump sum An annuity Paid for over 30 years. This prize is subject to federal and state taxes in Oregon.

The $1.326 billion prize is the fourth largest Powerball jackpot and the Eighth largest in US lottery history. As prizes increase, drawings attract more ticket sales, and jackpots become harder to hit. If you bought a $2 ticket for the weekend drawing, you have a better chance of winning 1 in 292.2 million.

Until the latest drawing, no one had won Powerball's top prize since New Year's Day, 41 consecutive drawings without a jackpot winner, tying a streak set twice in 2022 and 2021.

Scheduled for Saturday night The drawing was held And at the Florida Lottery studio at 2:30 a.m. local time on Sunday, one of the organizers could complete the necessary procedures ahead of the scheduled time of 10:59 p.m., Powerball said in a statement.

“As per the rules of the Powerball game, every ticket sold across the country must be verified against two different computer systems before the winning numbers are drawn,” the statement said. ‚ÄúThis is done to ensure that every ticket sold for the Powerball drawing is counted and has an equal chance of winning. Tonight, we have a jurisdiction that needs extra time to complete the pre-draw process.

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