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Powerball ticket sold in Eunice wins biggest Louisiana prize ever
BATON ROUGE- A single ticket purchased in Eunice matched all six numbers in the Oct. 25 Powerball.
Drawing to win the estimated $191.1 million Powerball jackpot, the largest single amount won in Louisiana Lottery history.
This latest winning ticket brings the total number of Powerball jackpot-winning tickets sold in Louisiana to 16 since the Lottery joined the multistate game in 1995.
This Oct. 25 winning ticket was sold at Brownie’s, located at 150 West Maple in Eunice. The store will receive a bonus of $25,000 or 1 percent of Louisiana's contribution to the jackpot's funding, whichever is greater, for selling the winning ticket.
The winning numbers for the Oct. 25 drawing were 18-22-29-54-57 and the Powerball was 8. Nationally, a total of 17,429,345 tickets (plays) were sold for the Oct. 25 drawing.
The holder of Wednesday’s jackpot-winning ticket has 180 days after the date of the drawing in which to claim the prize, which is subject to federal and state withholding taxes.
The advertised Powerball jackpot represents an estimate of the annuity prize amount, which is paid in 30 graduated installments that increase by 4 percent each year.
The first installment is paid at the time the prize is claimed. Winners also have the option to take a one-time lump sum payment equal to the cash value of the jackpot prize pool, which is $119,492,685.81 for the Oct. 25 drawing.
The winner has up to 60 days after claiming the prize to decide on the prize payment option.
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