Winning Powerball ticket sold in Ohio for $252.6M jackpot

Ohio Powerball jackpot winner has not stepped forward to claim a $252.6 million prize after matching all numbers plus the Powerball in Wednesday's drawing.

Lottery officials announced that a lucky winner in Ohio won the $252.6 million Powerball jackpot on Wednesday night.

The winning ticket sold at Get Go #327 in Macedonia has yet to be claimed by anyone. The winning numbers were selected using the auto-pick feature.

The winning numbers are: 4-11-2138-64, Powerball: 11. Power Play: 3x.

Cash option for the prize is $134.7million. The winner will have 180 days to claim their prize after the date of the draw.



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A person in Ohio went home Wednesday night $252.6 million more wealthy, before taxes. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak).

Since joining the Powerball game in April 2010, Ohio has had four Powerball winners.

Retailers will be rewarded with a bonus of $100,000 for selling a winning ticket.

The Powerball Jackpot was reset at an estimated $20,000,000 for Saturday’s drawing.




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Nine winners of the $50,000 second prize and four Power Play winners each took home $150,000.

The jackpot was won after back-to-back mega Millions wins on Friday ($483 millions) and Monday ($20million). Both winning tickets were purchased in New York.

The Powerball Jackpot comes after two Mega Millions jackpots that were won back to back, both tickets sold in New York.




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Powerball’s next drawing will be on Saturday, with a jackpot estimated at $20 million.


This report was contributed by The Associated Press.

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