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One in 11 million: Indiana resident bought million-dollar Powerball ticket

Indianapolis Star

For most people, buying a offers just a faint chance at instant wealth. But on Wednesday, July 12, one lucky person in Indiana walked away with a million-dollar ticket.

That person purchased the winning ticket at at 6943 Monroe Street in Lafayette. The winning numbers were 23-35-45-66-67, with the Powerball of 20. There were no grand prize winners, so the jackpot climbed to nearly $900 million.

The other million-dollar ticket that matched all five numbers except for the Powerball was purchased in Florida.

Powerball鈥檚 overall odds are 1 in 25, but those odds drop substantially to 1 in 11,688,053 for the $1 million ticket. The total Powerball payouts in Indiana on Wednesday were $1,122,466 to 27,622 tickets, according to the

The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot stand at 1 in 292.2 million.

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<国产自拍 class=gnt_ar_b_国产自拍>Powerball history in Indiana

Indiana was the first state to have a Powerball jackpot winner in 1992. Since then, the state has held the national record of 39 jackpot wins. With no one winning the $750 million jackpot with a cash option of $378.8 million on Wednesday, the jackpot for Saturday, July 15, rose to an estimated $875 million, with a cash option of $441.9 million.

Powerball drawings take place three times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, around 10:59 p.m. ET.

Since 1989, the Hoosier Lottery has contributed more than $7 billion of its lottery earnings to the community, with $30 million going to local police and firefighters鈥 pensions and $30 million to the Teachers鈥 Retirement Fund annually.