Posted: Mar 6, 2012 10:47 AM
Updated: Mar 6, 2012 10:47 AM
Source: Associated Press
CRANSTON, R.I. - The winner of last month's $336 million Powerball jackpot is an 81-year-old woman. Rhode Island lottery officials said Louise White of Newport won the sixth largest jackpot in US history. The winning ticket for the February 11th drawing was sold at a Stop & Shop supermarket in Newport. The lump sum payment would be $210 million.
Powerball is played in 42 states, including Louisiana. The chance of matching all five numbers and the Powerball number is about 1 and 175 million.