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Powerball ticket sold in central Iowa wins $1 million prize

03 January 2018

The ticket matched the first five numbers in Saturday's Powerball drawing, but missed the Powerball.

Saturday's winning numbers were 28-36-41-51-58 and Powerball 24 with a Power Play number of 2.

More than $380 million is up for grabs.

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Powerball is played in all the same places, plus Puerto Rico.

Five Iowa Lottery players have now claimed prizes of at least $1 million in calendar year 2017, all of them in the Powerball game.

Drawings are Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 p.m. The other two states with $1 million tickets were New Hampshire and Iowa.

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After the Powerball changes went into effect, a $1.6 billion prize was shared by three people in January 2016 and a MA woman won a $758.7 million jackpot in August.

According to Mega Millions, it would be the eighth-largest jackpot won in the game's history if the winning numbers are drawn. The estimated cash value of the $440 million Powerball jackpot will be $278.3 million. There were three winning tickets in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland.

By late August, the Powerball had reached $758.7 million, which all went to victor Mavis Wanczyk of MA, making it the largest prize ever awarded to a single ticket.

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Drawings are on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:59 p.m.

Powerball ticket sold in central Iowa wins $1 million prize