Lottery officials say Tuesday’s drawing could feature half-a-billion dollar winner.
Dawn Cortes of Edwardsville, Ill. purchased the ticket at the Earth City MotoMart, then she forgot about it and went on vacation in Branson.
If it seems that giant lottery jackpots have people lining up at convenience stores more frequently, just wait: More big payouts could be coming.
No winning tickets sold for Saturday night’s $317 million big prize.
Multi-State Lottery Association, said late Wednesday night that three tickets matched the winning numbers and will split the lottery’s latest massive jackpot: $448 million.
Christopher Henson said he watched the drawing that night, but didn’t realize he was a winner until he was reading the news the next day.
The new jackpot has a $350.1 million cash option. The next drawing is scheduled for Saturday.
So you didn’t win Wednesday’s $360 million Powerball jackpot? Make that you and everyone else.
The Mega Millions ticket was purchased at a Circle K convenience store on Watson Road in St. Louis County for the April 12 drawing.
Saturday night’s jackpot was 4th largest in game’s history.