There are some very happy Lottery players in New York State this morning.

While no one claimed the grand prize from last night's Powerball drawing, The New York State Lottery announced that there were seven "Big Money" winning tickets sold in New York.


Each one of those tickets matched four out of five numbers and also had the Powerball number. Six of those tickets won $50,000 while the other one also had the Powerplay. which was 3x, so that ticket won $150,000.

Wednesday's winning Powerball numbers were: 11-38-41-62-65 with a Powerball of 15.

The jackpot for Saturday's Powerball drawing is now up to $1.23 billion dollars. It is now the 8th largest jackpot in US history.



Here is a look at the Top 10 largest lottery jackpots ever won.

1. $2.04 billion, Powerball, Nov. 7, 2022 (one ticket, from California)

2. $1.765 billion, Powerball, Oct. 11, 2023 (one ticket, from California)

3. $1.602 billion, Mega Millions, Aug. 8, 2023 (one ticket, from Florida)

4. $1.586 billion, Powerball, Jan. 13, 2016 (three tickets, from California, Florida, and Tennessee)

5. $1.537 billion, Mega Millions, Oct. 23, 2018 (one ticket, from South Carolina)

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6. $1.348 billion, Mega Millions, Jan. 13, 2023 (one ticket, from Maine)

7. $1.337 billion, Mega Millions, July 29, 2022 (one ticket, from Illinois)

8. $1.23 billion, Powerball, Current jackpot

9. $1.13 billion, Mega Millions, March 26, 2024 (one ticket, from New Jersey)

10. $1.08 billion, Powerball, July 19, 2023 (one ticket, from California)
This Powerball jackpot would also triple the current record for largest lottery jackpot ever won in New York State.

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