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Powerball Reaches $523 Million

Powerball® continues its three-month roll, reaching $523 million for Saturday, Sept. 25, drawing.

This is the 10th largest jackpot in the Powerball game, and the highest the Powerball jackpot has been since January 2021, when it was hit at $731.1 million.

Friday night’s Mega Millions jackpot is currently an estimated $20 million.

Week of Winners

As the temperatures cool, the winnings from the Mississippi Lottery remain hot. So far, more than $2.5 million has been paid to players this week. Some visitors to headquarters include:

*$100,000: A Newton County man won a Power 5x scratch-off game purchased from Union Junction on E. Junction Road, Union.

*$100,000: A Mooreville woman won on a Gold Rush scratch-off game purchased from Mooreville One Stop on Highway 178, Mooreville.

*$80,000: A McComb woman won on a Mississippi Match 5 ticket purchased from Express Way 2 on Delaware Ave., McComb. She quick-picked her numbers.

*$35,000: A Lucedale woman won on a Bingo scratch-off game purchased from Murphy Oil #6791 on Hwy. 63 S., Lucedale.

*$5,000: A Gulfport woman won on a Super 7s scratch-off game purchased from Clark Oil Company Inc. #16 on Pass Road, Biloxi.

*$2,500: A Byhalia man won a Crawfish Cash 2021 scratch-off game purchased from Doc’s Quick Stop Exxon on N. Red Banks Road, Byhalia.

*$2,000: A Panola County man won on a Cash is King scratch-off game purchased from Courtland Market on Highway 51, Courtland.

*$2,000: An Aberdeen woman won a Power 2x scratch-off game purchased from Okolona Deli Mart Inc on S. Church St., Okolona.

*$1,000: A Gloster woman won on a Power 5x scratch-off game purchased from Liberty Marathon on Main St., Liberty.

*$1,000: A Tylertown woman won on a 50x the Cash scratch-off game purchased from Darbun General Store on Hwy. 586, Foxworth.

*$1,000: A Natchez man won on a Power 10x scratch-off game purchased from B-Kwik #10 on Homochitto St., Natchez.

*$1,000: A Fulton woman won a Power 5x scratch-off game purchased from Fulton Tobacco Mart on S. Adams St., Fulton.

*$1,000: A Cleveland woman won on a $200,000 Fortune scratch-off game purchased from Go-Knight Rider LLC on Hwy. 8, Cleveland.

*$1,000: A Pearl woman won a Bingo scratch-off game purchased from Marathon on East McDowell Rd., Jackson.

DeSoto County News Service

Bob Bakken

Bob Bakken is the most recognized and most trusted name in DeSoto County news and sports reporting, as readers continue to express their appreciation for his accuracy and fairness in the stories he writes. Bob is also heard on 95.3 The Rebel twice a week with sports updates and high school football play-by-play broadcasts in the fall. A former newspaper editor and writer, his award-winning background also includes television news producing, sports media relations, and radio broadcasting.

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