HOBOKEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – A single ticket sold in New Jersey matched all six numbers in Saturday night’s drawing for the $338.3 million Powerball jackpot, lottery officials said. It was the 13th drawing held in the days since a Virginia man won a $217 million jackpot Feb. 6.
Thirteen other tickets worth $1 million each matched all but the final Powerball number on Saturday night. Those tickets were sold in New Jersey and 10 other states. Lottery officials said there was also one Power Play Match 5 winner in Iowa.
The New Jersey Lottery said Sunday that details about the winning ticket would be released Monday, declining to reveal where it had been purchased and whether anyone had immediately come forward. It was the sixth largest jackpot in history.
Some patrons at a Hoboken diner told WCBS 880’s Monica Miller what they’d do with the winnings.
“I would first off buy a tiny house in Hawaii, second off, buy a tiny house in Tahoe, California,” one woman told Miller.Comments