$50,000 Powerball Ticket Purchased in Mississippi

Independence Day became payday for one lucky Mississippi Lottery player who won $50,000 on a Powerball® ticket in the Monday, July 4, drawing. The player matched four out of five white balls and the Powerball.

The winning Powerball numbers from Monday night’s drawing were: 15-16-24-31-56 with a Powerball of 4 and a Power Play of 2. The player did not purchase the Power Play. For an additional dollar, the player could have doubled the $50,000 prize for a total of $100,000.

The player purchased the winning ticket from Bluesky Store #637 on I-55 North at Northside Drive in Jackson.

Monday night’s big win follows other notable wins this week for Mississippi Lottery players.

An Itta Bena woman won $35,000 from a $3 Crossword scratch-off game purchased from Double Quick #19 on Carrollton Ave. in Lexington. A Dora, Ala., man won $25,000 from a $20 $100 Million Extravaganza scratch-off game purchased from Blue Mountain One Stop on South Guyton Blvd. in Blue Mountain.

New Games

Three new scratch-off games are now available for purchase at lottery retailers.

  • $1—Lucky Stars: Approximate overall odds are 1:4.90, and the top prize is $500.
  • $3—Crossword: Approximate overall odds are 1:4.83, and the top prize is $30,000.
  • $5—Bonus Bonanza: Approximate overall odds are 1:4.66, and the top prize is $100,000.
July Mississippi Lottery scratch-off games

Bob Bakken

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