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9 Powerball Tickets Worth $50,000 or More Sold In PA

3rd Largest Powerball Jackpot Hits $620 Million

October 23, 2018 - 8:15 am

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - The Powerball jackpot has reached $620 million, the thrid largest in Powerball history. It's also the first time the prize has passed $600 million this year. The next drawing will take place on Wednesday, October 24.

According to the Pennsylvania Lottery, the previous drawing on October 20th produced nine winners in the state with prizes of $50,000 or more.

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One ticket worth $100,000 was sold in Lancaster county. Eight others worth $50,000 were sold throughout the state, including one in North Versailles.

Wednesday's Powerball drawing could pay out the $620 million as an annuity or $354.3 million as a cash prize. The last time the jackpot was hit was in August and the ticket was sold in New York.