MADISON, Wis. – While the huge Powerball jackpot continues to grow (currently at an estimated $1.55 billion for tonight's drawing), Wisconsin generated some substantial winners this weekend.
On Friday, October 6, someone took home 100% of the $268,822 Fast Play progressive jackpot with a winning $10 – 50X ticket sold at Neo Beverages LLC, 1215 E Mason Street, Green Bay. Luck struck the city of Green Bay again the next day as Kwik Trip #143, 2400 University Ave, Green Bay, sold a $1 million Powerball ticket for the Saturday, October 7 drawing.
Three other Wisconsin Powerball winners were produced from the Saturday, October 7, drawing as well: A $150,000 winner using the Power Play multiplier from a ticket sold at Kwik Trip #935, 740 6th St N, Hudson and two $50,000 winners from tickets sold at Bob & Steve's BP Amoco Shop, South 1st Street in Cameron and PJ's Cabin Store, 1040 Lake Rd in Barnes.
The winning numbers for the Saturday, October 7 Powerball drawing were (47-54-57-60-65) plus the Powerball (19) and a 3X Power Play multiplier.
Wisconsin Lottery retailers who sell winning tickets over $599 receive a two percent Retailer Performance Winning Ticket Incentive, up to $100,000.
Players have 180 days from the draw date to claim their winnings. Information on how to claim a prize is available at wilottery.com/winners/claim-prize.
Powerball drawings are Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday at 9:59 p.m. Tickets must be purchased before 9 p.m. to be included in a drawing.
For the $1 Powerball Power Play add-on option, the odds of a 3X multiplier being drawn on Saturday night were 1:3.3. Power Play does not apply to the jackpot.
The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1:292,201,338.
The odds of winning a Fast Play Progressive Jackpot are 1:240,000.
ABOUT THE WISCONSIN LOTTERY
The Wisconsin Lottery enriches communities statewide by giving back 93 percent of its revenue to winners, retailers, and Wisconsin homeowners. Since 1988, the Wisconsin Lottery has generated:
- More than $18 billion in total revenue
- Over $10.2 billion in prizes paid
- More than $5.4 billion in funding for property tax credits to eligible Wisconsin homeowners.