FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, September 16, 2013
$1,000,000 Powerball Winner Sold in Boise; $40,000 in Twin Falls County
BOISE, Idaho – Idaho’s Powerball luck
continued Saturday night when a $1,000,000 winning ticket and a $40,000 winning
ticket were both sold in the Gem State. Sunday,
the Idaho Lottery reported that the $1,000,000 winning (a ticket that matches
the first five numbers only) was sold in Twin Falls County and the $40,000 winning
ticket (a ticket that matches four numbers and the Powerball) was sold in Boise. Due to an internal reporting error, the Idaho
Lottery incorrectly reported this on Sunday.
fact, the $1,000,000 winning ticket was sold in Boise and the $40,000 winner
was sold in Twin Falls.
$1,000,000 winning ticket matched the first five numbers from Saturday night’s
$301.3 million Powerball draw. The
winning numbers were 01, 17, 25, 37, 44 and the Powerball was 20.
are encouraging everyone who played Powerball for last night´s draw to check
their tickets carefully. Too often we see players not match the Powerball and
think they do not have a winning ticket. In this case, the ticket matched all
five of the first numbers and is worth $1 million," said Jeff Anderson,
Idaho Lottery Director. "We apologize for any confusion that may have
occurred from the incorrect information given out on Sunday."
night’s million dollar winner was the fourth in Idaho in the past ten
the million dollar winning ticket, there were over 9,200 winning Powerball
tickets in Idaho from the draw. With no
jackpot winner, the estimated jackpot for Wednesday night is now $400 million.
a second $400 million Powerball jackpot in five weeks and a $130 million Mega
Millions jackpot on Tuesday, the Idaho Lottery is reminding everyone to please
play responsibly. The Idaho Lottery
also encourages everyone to sign the back of their tickets prior to presenting
them for payment.
night´s million dollar winner has 180 days to claim their prize at Idaho
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with a high degree of integrity to maximize the dividend for Idaho public
schools and the permanent building fund. Since their inception in 1989, the
Idaho Lottery has sold over $2.5 billion in products, awarded over $1.5 billion
in prizes to players, returned more than $148.2 million in retail commissions,
and distributed $600.5 million in Lottery dividends to Idaho public schools and
the Permanent Building Fund. To learn more, please visit www.idaholottery.com.