MERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) — It’s been a billion-greenback lottery weekend after a lone Powerball ticket bought in New Hampshire matched all six numbers and can declare a $570 million jackpot, at some point after one other single ticket bought in Florida nabbed a $450 million Mega Hundreds of thousands grand prize.
The profitable Powerball numbers drawn Saturday night time have been 12-29-30-33-sixty one and Powerball 26.
The New Hampshire Lottery says the profitable Powerball ticket was bought at an area comfort retailer in Merrimack, referred to as Reeds Ferry Market. The shop, situated in southern New Hampshire about 25 miles south of Harmony, will obtain a $seventy five,000 bonus for promoting the profitable ticket.
The Powerball jackpot was the nation’s seventh largest.
The Florida Lottery says the profitable Mega Hundreds of thousands ticket was purchased at a 7-Eleven comfort retailer in Port Richey. The retailer will obtain a $one hundred,000 bonus for promoting the ticket.
The profitable numbers to say the Mega Hundreds of thousands jackpot have been 28-30-39-fifty nine-70-10.
The jackpots confer with the annuity choices for each video games, during which funds are remodeled 29 years. Most winners go for money choices, which might be $281 million for Mega Hundreds of thousands and $358.5 million for Powerball.
The chances of profitable the Mega Tens of millions jackpot are one in 302.5 million. Powerball odds are one in 292.2 million.
The id of both winner was not instantly obtainable. Nevertheless, underneath Florida regulation, the Mega Hundreds of thousands winner can’t stay nameless.
The winner has one hundred eighty days from the date of the drawing to say the prize. Nevertheless, to elect the one-time, lump-sum money cost choice for $281.2 million the declare have to be filed inside 60 days, in response to lottery officers.
The winner’s identify, metropolis of residence and particulars on the winnings might be made public; nevertheless, the winner’s house handle and phone numbers are to be stored “confidential.”
In line with the web site, solely three Mega Hundreds of thousands jackpots have been bigger than the newest grand prize: a jackpot of $656 million in 2012; a jackpot of $648 million in 2013; and $536 million in 2016.