Winner! One winning ticket for $754M Powerball jackpot

A winning ticket for the $754.6 million Powerball jackpot has been sold.

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The winning numbers drawn on Monday night were 05, 11, 22, 23, 69 and the Powerball was 7. It was a 2x Power Play.

Powerball officials said there was one ticket that matched all six numbers including the Powerball. It was sold in Washington, but an exact location was not provided.

Monday’s drawing was the 34th drawing of this jackpot run which started in November and it was the fifth-largest Powerball drawing and ninth-largest U.S. lottery jackpot.

The winner can choose between an annuity or a lump sum of $407.2 million before taxes. If the winner chooses the annuity they’ll get an immediate payment followed by 29 annual payments that go up by 5% each year.

In addition to the jackpot, there were 1.7 million tickets that won some cash including:

  • Five tickets, two sold in Michigan and three sold in New York, matched all five white balls that won $1 million each.
  • Another ticket sold in Texas matched all five white balls but also had the Power Play option meaning the owner won $2 million.
  • There were 16 winning tickets sold across the country that won $100,000 by matching four numbers, the Powerball and Power play and 58 tickets that matched 4 balls and the Powerball, winning $50,000.

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