On June 11, 2014 at 10:59 PM EST, the winning numbers for the US Powerball were picked. This time, the Powerball did not disappoint as a winner from Knoxville Tennessee was crowned. The jackpot payday was $259 million (AUD$ 275 million) – one of the biggest lottery payouts on record. It has been confirmed by lottery officials that the winning ticket for the US Powerball was purchased by someone in Knoxville. Additionally, there were 4 tickets that managed to scoop up million dollar prizes for matching 5 numbers without the Powerball.
The winning numbers in the June 11 draw were: 14-18-25-33-49 and Powerball 23
The million dollar winners hailed from Pennsylvania, New York, Illinois and Massachusetts. In the state of Maryland, 42 people managed to scoop up $100 prizes by matching 4 numbers. Lottery officials have yet to announce which store was responsible for selling the winning ticket, and once it has been made public, that store will receive $100,000. Days may go by until the actual winner comes forward to collect his/her payday.
The US Powerball has now reset and a jackpot of $40 million is up for grabs in the next draw.
South African Powerball Rises to R35 million
Africa’s biggest Powerball lottery – the South African Powerball lottery rolled over once again. On 13 June 2014, the winning numbers were recorded as: 12-18-21-27-34 and Powerball 10. There were no Division I winners, but there were 9 Division II winners comprising 5 correct numbers on their lottery cards. The payout for each of those nine winners was R120,642 (AUD$ 12,000). There were also 54 Division III winners with 4 correct numbers and the Powerball number on their tickets and these folks collected R14,118 (AUD$ 1,400) apiece.
This is now rollover #12 and the rollover amount for the next draw is R33,482,419 with R2 million added in. That translates into a cool AUD$3.5 million.
Australian Powerball Winner Hits AUD$25 million
Down under, the Aussie Powerball takes place weekly on Thursdays. The latest Powerball results and winning numbers for the Thursday 12th June draw were: 6-19-24-29-32-39 and Powerball 7. One lucky winner scooped up an incredible AUD$25 million payday. There were also 29 x Match 6 winners scooping up $19,738 apiece. The next Powerball draw will have AUD$2 million in cash up for grabs. Players are encouraged to get their tickets stat as the Powerball lotteries appear to be paying out thick and fast!