Someone In Eastern Iowa Has A $2 Million Powerball Ticket: Is It You?
$2 million is on the table for one Eastern Iowa person who just won the Powerball.
News broke Tuesday that there is a new Powerball prize winner right here in Northeastern, Iowa. This news is causing quite a bit of commotion for New Hampton residents at the moment.
Officials are claiming that a $2 million winning ticket was purchased at a convenience store in New Hampton, Iowa. Over the past twleve months, there have been a whole lot of lottery winners right here in the Midwest.
Earlier this month a Powerball ticket worth more than $315 million was sold in Wisconsin.
One Waterloo woman won $100,000 after playing the lottery. Not even a full week later, yet another woman in Waterloo took home the big cash prize of $30,000. By the end of April, a third Waterloo woman had claimed a $20,000 payout. In total, $150,000 went directly into the pockets of several Cedar Valley residents. Another Waterloo man sweetened up the pot by winning another $100,000 in April.
A LaPorte City won big with the Iowa Lottery earlier this year. Ann Haraldson got very lucky when she played the state lottery scratch game "Bonus Crossword" and won $30,000. This winning ticket that she bought came from the Kwik tar on 841 South Street in Jesup.
The winner drawn on Tuesday, January 10th was the only $2 million winner in the entire country, according to officials. This ticket was only one number off from getting a cut of that major $26.8 million jackpot. The first five numbers matched the numbers drawn, winning a nice $1 million.
It was bought at the Casey's at 615 N. Linn Avenue in New Hampton, according to KWWL.
According to Iowa Lottery Blog, the winner actually added the Power Play® option when they played the numbers which then actually multiplies the prize at the Match 5 level to a grand total of $2 million.
Wednesday evening's Powerball numbers were: 14, 17, 18, 21, 27, 09. So, if those first five numbers match the ticket in your pocket, run (don't walk) over to the Iowa Lottery Headquarters in Clive to claim your prize.
The winner should call this number to schedule an appointment for them to claim their money: 515-725-7900.
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