BOISE, Idaho - Powerball luck has found Idaho again! The Idaho Lottery has confirmed that one winning ticket sold in Ada County matched all five of the first numbers from last night┬┤s $133.2 million Powerball draw and is worth $2 million. The winning numbers were 17, 18, 24, 25, 31 and the Powerball was 24.
"We are encouraging everyone who played Powerball for last night┬┤s draw to check their tickets carefully for winners," said Jeff Anderson, Idaho Lottery Director. "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 also has the PowerPlay feature, which makes it a $2 million winner."
Including the two million dollar winning ticket, there were over 5,200 winning Powerball tickets in Idaho from last night┬┤s draw.
The Idaho Lottery also encourages everyone to sign the back of their tickets prior to presenting them for payment.
Last night┬┤s two million dollar winner has 180 days to claim their prize from Idaho Lottery headquarters in Boise.
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