LOS ANGELES – A ticket with all six numbers in Monday evening’s multi- state Powerball lottery was sold in Washington state and the player has the choice between receiving the $754.6 million jackpot in 30 graduated payments over 29 years or a lump sum payment of $407.2 million.
The jackpot was the ninth-largest U.S. lottery jackpot..
The numbers drawn Monday were 5, 11, 22, 23, 69 and the Powerball number was 7.
The drawing was the 33rd since the last time a ticket with all six numbers was sold on Nov. 19.
There were six tickets sold with five numbers, but missing the Powerball number. The one sold in Texas is worth $2 million because the player utilized the Power Play option, where for an additional $1 per play, a ticket with five numbers, but missing the Powerball number, is worth $2 million.
The three sold in New York and two in Michigan are each worth $1 million, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association, which conducts the game.
The odds of matching all five numbers and the Powerball number is 1 in about 293 million, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association. The overall chance of winning a prize is 1 in 24.87.
The Powerball game is played in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands.