MIDDLETOWN, Pa., July 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A Philadelphia retailer sold a Pennsylvania Lottery Powerball® with Power Play® ticket worth $100,000 for the Saturday, July 21, drawing.
The ticket matched four of the five white balls drawn, 09-23-56-58-68, and the red Powerball 01, to win $100,000, less applicable withholding. Without purchasing the $1 Power Play option, the ticket would have been worth $50,000. The multiplier drawn was two.
Amoco, 1850 Christopher Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia, earns a $500 bonus for selling the ticket.
Winners are unknown until prizes are claimed and tickets validated. Pennsylvania Lottery Powerball winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes. The holder of the winning ticket should sign the back of the ticket and contact the nearest Lottery office.
More than 29,000 other PA Lottery Powerball tickets won prizes of various amounts in the drawing, including more than 7,000 tickets purchased with Power Play that won prizes multiplied by two. Players should check every ticket, every time.
The Powerball jackpot rolled to an estimated annuity value of $147 million, or $89.1 million cash, for the Wednesday, July 25, drawing. Visit palottery.com to learn how to play Powerball.
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