$222 Million Powerball Jackpot Won


TRENTON, NJ - Someone in New Jersey woke up $222 million richer today. 

A single Powerball ticket sold in New Jersey matched all six numbers drawn last night to win a jackpot worth an annuitized $222.6 million. The jackpot has a cash value of $104.7 million.

The winning numbers in the Monday, June 10 Powerball drawing were white balls 3, 10, 33, 58, 59, and red Powerball 9. The Power Play multiplier was 2X.

This was the fourth time the Powerball jackpot has been won this year. The Powerball jackpot was previously hit on May 6 in Florida by a ticket that won a $214.9 million jackpot.

The lucky ticket holder will have the choice between an annuitized prize of $222.6 million or a lump sum payment of $104.7 million. 

Both prize options are before taxes. If the winner selects the annuity option, they will receive one immediate payment followed by 29 annual payments that increase by 5 percent each year.

Nationwide, the Powerball drawing produced 426,526 winning tickets, including five tickets that won $50,000 prizes and four tickets that won $100,000 prizes.

Powerball tickets are $2 per play. More than half of all proceeds from the sale of a Powerball ticket remain in the jurisdiction where the ticket was sold. 

Powerball drawings are broadcast live every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. ET from the Florida Lottery draw studio in Tallahassee. 

Powerball drawings are also live-streamed on Powerball.com.

The overall odds of winning a prize are 1 in 24.9. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million.

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