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January 29, 2024

PHOTO CREDIT: (R-L) Citgo Mini Mart Owner, Amar Singh, and Citgo Morning Manager, Sarah Hammond.

Winning $50,000 Powerball Ticket Sold in Salem
Three big Powerball winning tickets sold in Wisconsin over last seven days

) Citgo Mini Mart Owner, Amar Singh, and Citgo Morning Manager, Sarah Hammond.

Madison, Wis. -- A $50,000 Powerball winning ticket was sold at Citgo Mini Mart in Salem for the Saturday, January 27 drawing. The winning ticket matched four of five numbers (7-38-65-66-68), plus the Powerball (21).

"This is so exciting," said Sarah Hammond, morning manager at the Citgo Mini Mart. "Powerball is one of our most popular tickets. I've been saying Salem was due for a big winner. Now we have one."

The Citgo Mini Mart winning ticket is the third big Powerball prize sold in the last seven days in Wisconsin. On January 20, a $50,000 Powerball winning ticket was purchased at Casey's General Store in Saukville and on January 24, a $1,000,000 Powerball winning ticket was sold at Cenex in Cumberland.

The Powerball jackpot is growing fast with an estimated jackpot of $174 million up for grabs for tonight's drawing.

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. Players can also check their tickets using the Wisconsin Lottery mobile app, available on the App Store or Google Play.

The odds of winning a $50,000 Powerball prize are 1:913,130. The odds of winning a $1,000,000 Powerball prize are 1:11,688,054 and the odds to win the Powerball jackpot are 1:292,201,338.

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. Powerball tickets are $2 per play, with the option to buy the Power Play feature for an additional dollar.



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.

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