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$139.3 Million Powerball Jackpot Goes to Ohio

$139.3 Million Powerball Jackpot Goes to Ohio

After only rolling over 10 times, the Powerball jackpot was won last night by a single ticket. The grand prize on offer was worth $139.3 million and it went to a player, or more, from Ohio.

Details about this draw

One lucky player from Ohio will enjoy more than fireworks this Fourth of July as they won an amazing Powerball jackpot worth millions. The location of where the winning ticket was sold has not been released yet.

The winning numbers for the draw held on Wednesday, July 3, 2024 were 2, 26, 33, 55, 57, with the Powerball number being 22. The Power Play was 2X. There were 388,651 winners in total, so make sure you check your tickets to see if you won anything. Three players were very close to winning the jackpot and only matched five winning numbers. Two of those tickets were sold in California, while the third one was purchased in Pennsylvania. The winner in Pennsylvania will get $1 million, while those from California will receive just over $397,000 each as prizes in the Golden State are paid out on a pari-mutuel basis and their calculated amounts depend on ticket sales. You can check out the draw breakdown to see the number of winners and the amounts won in the other prize categories.

According to the Ohio Lottery rules, the winner will have 180 days to come forward and claim their prize. They can choose between receiving their winnings as annuity or as a single lump sum payment worth $66.5 million. 

Powerball in Ohio

Last night’s draw brought the fifth Powerball jackpot win to the Buckeye State. This is the third-largest grand prize won in Ohio, with the first place being occupied by last year’s win on April 19. With an amount of $252.6 million, the jackpot was won by a single ticket purchased at a GetGo shop in Macedonia, Summit County. The first prize was claimed by the Crazy Luck Trust, and they chose the $134.6 million cash option. 

The Powerball jackpot is now back to its base amount of $20 million. Whether you play regularly or you only enter when bigger prizes are up for grabs, you have three chances to win every week as draws are held on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday evenings at 10:59 PM EST. Are you ready to get involved

Page Last Updated: 7/4/2024 7:05:08 AM ET