Two Winning Tickets Reported for $550 Million Powerball
Winning tickets for the record Powerball jackpot worth more than $579 million were purchased in Arizona and Missouri.
Missouri lottery official Susan Goedde confirmed to ABC news this morning that one of the winning tickets was purchased in the state, but they would not be announcing a town until later this morning. Powerball's website reports the other winning ticket was purchased in Arizona.
The winning numbers for the jackpot were 5, 16, 22, 23, and 29. The Powerball was 6.
Before the numbers were drawn on Wednesday, the jackpot swelled to $579.9 million, making the cash option $379.8 million.
An additional 8,924,123 players won smaller prizes, according to Powerball’s website.