Hoosier Heaven: One Indiana Lottery Ticket Wins $165 Million Powerball Jackpot


Someone who bought a ticket in Indiana is celebrating the new year in the best way possible. By winning $165 million in last night’s Powerball game.

Whether it is a pool or a single individual, we’ll let you know. We’ll also have a photo of the winner when the ticket is turned in. Watch this space.

The winning numbers were 2,5,9,23,59 and the Power ball was 26 (my birthday, incidentally…which is why I hit the Power ball number, at least).

The Power Play multiplier was 2.

Two tickets hit the first five numbers and both those tickets are worth $1 million.

Those tickets were bought in South Dakota and Tennessee. Congratulations, to you both.

13 tickets hit four of the first five numbers And the Power ball And Power Played their bets. Those tickets are each worth $20,000.

50 tickets hit four of five numbers and not the Power ball. Those 50 tickets are each worth $10,000.

Overall, at all levels of winnings, there were 1,106,031 winners.


This Tuesday’s Mega Millions game carries a $16 million jackpot.

This Wednesday’s Powerball game reverts to a starting $20 million jackpot.

Friday’s Euro Millions game offers up a 15 million euro jackpot.

Good luck to all of us who play.

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