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Powerball winning numbers pass $180 million mark

powerball110311_optBY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

The 11th consecutive Powerball lottery drawing without a jackpot winner has left a nice, tidy $185 million prize for some lucky player on Wednesday.

No one matched all six numbers in the Powerball drawing of Nov. 10, so the jackpot has risen to $185 million for the game on Wednesday, Nov. 14. The estimated cash option payout for Wednesday’s drawing is $123.7 million.

Delawareonline.com reported that the winning Powerball numbers for Saturday, November 10 were 32, 42, 50, 54, and 55. The Powerball was 32, and the Power Play multiplier was 32.

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According to Lottery Post, four players matched the first five numbers without having the Powerball number to win $1 million, one of them coming from New Jersey. One player from Texas added the Power Play option to double their total to $2 million.

The last Powerball jackpot winner came in the game of Oct. 6, when a couple from Delaware won a $50 million prize, selecting to take the cash option value of about $33.05 million. Powerball’s home page reported that the last Powerball jackpot winners from New Jersey were Joseph and Celeste Tamburello from Tinton Falls, who won a $70 million prize in the March 21 drawing.

Nov. 11 was Veteran’s Day, and a Michigan veteran received an unexpected windfall from a lottery game at the end of October. Lottery Post reported that an Army veteran who had been disabled since 2009 with a back injury used his last four quarters to play Classic 47 Lotto, and took home a jackpot of $1.3 million.

The man’s name, age, and hometown were not released, but he reportedly has four children, and was facing undisclosed family issues. He told the Michigan Lottery, “This is a direct blessing from God.”

 

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