The $747 million jackpot was the ninth largest in US history.
lucky lottery player in Washington state managed to beat steep odds on Monday night to win the Powerball jackpot, which is valued at $747 million.
The winning numbers drawn on Monday night were 22, 11, 23, 5, 69 Powerball: 7 Power Play: 2x.
Lottery officials say one ticket matched all six numbers and was worth $754.6 million. The odds of winning the jackpot were 1 in 292.2 million.
The full jackpot is for the winner who chooses the annuity, distributed as one immediate but partial payment, followed by additional payments over 29 years, increasing by 5% annually.
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The winner also has the opportunity to receive a lump sum cash payment. If they choose this option, they will receive $407.2 million.
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Both available prizes are pre-tax amounts, according to Powerball.
The Powerball jackpot has not been won since November, making it the ninth largest jackpot in US history.
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In January, someone in Maine won a $1.35 billion Mega Millions prize, and a California player won a record-breaking $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot last November.
No one claimed any of these prizes.
According to the Powerball website, the jackpot has been reset to $20 million. The next draw will be on Thursday.
Powerball is played in 45 states, as well as Washington DC, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
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