$50,000 Powerball ticket purchased in Mississippi

A stormy Wednesday led to a bright Thursday for one lucky person who purchased a Powerball® ticket worth $50,000 from the Wednesday, March 30, drawing.

The lucky player matched four out of five white balls and the Powerball. The winning Powerball numbers from Wednesday night’s drawing were: 03-07-21-31-37 with a Powerball of 11 and a Power Play of 3. The player did not purchase the Power Play. For an additional dollar, the player could have tripled the $50,000 prize for a total of $150,000.

The player purchased the winning ticket from Circle K #2723846 on East Beach Boulevard in Long Beach and has until Sept. 26 to claim their prize.

Jackpot Update

Saturday night’s Powerball drawing is up to $222 million, while Friday night’s Mega Millions® jackpot has grown to $70 million.

New Games

Three new scratch-off games will be available in Mississippi retailers starting Tuesday, April 5, including a new $20 game featuring 10 top prizes of $100,000.

  • $2–$25,000 Spectacular: Approximate overall odds are: 1:4.84, with two top prizes of $25,000.
  • $5–$100,000 Triple Play: Approximate overall odds are: 1:4.43, with two top prizes of $100,000.
  • $20—Mega Money: Approximate overall odds are 1:4.58, with 10 top prizes of $100,000.
April MIssissippi Lottery scratch-off games

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