Louisiana Labor Day Lottery Luck Nets $1.05 Million in Powerball
Labor Day was a lucky day for Powerball players in Louisiana as the Louisiana Lottery is reporting a $1,000,000 and $50,000 winners were sold in the state for Monday's drawing. The Lottery is also reporting there was a big win over the weekend in the state's Easy 5 game as well. That ticket is reported to be worth $162,198.00.
If you did not see the Labor Day night drawing for Powerball on September 5th, here is how the ping pong balls landed.
According to the Powerball website the numbers drawn for September 5th, 2022 were:
The Powerball website says the Louisiana ticket which matched all five of the white ball numbers was the only million-dollar winner in the country for Monday's drawing. There were no tickets sold for that drawing that matched all the numbers needed to claim the game's $158,400,000 top prize.
Game officials estimate that when the next Powerball game is played on Wednesday night the top prize will be $170 million dollars. If you choose the cash option and happen to match all the numbers needed to claim the jackpot your take from the game would be an estimated $93.8 million.
Where Were the Winning Powerball Tickets Sold in Louisiana?
According to the Louisiana Lottery's Big Wins page, the $1,000,000 ticket was sold in the Livingston Parish town of Maurepas. The ticket was purchased at Whitehall Grocery Hardware on Louisiana Highway 22. The ticket purchaser matched all five numbers but not the Powerball.
The $50,000 Powerball winner matched four of the five white ball numbers and the Powerball. That big money winner was sold at Love's Travel Stop on US Highway 80 in the Caddo Parish town of Greenwood. The Lottery is also reporting that Monday's Powerball drawing generated three $200 prize winners and six $100 prize winners too.
Easy 5 Winning Ticket Sold in Houma worth $130,000
The Louisiana Lottery's Big Wins page is also reporting that there was a winner in Saturday night's Easy 5 game. That ticket was sold in Houma, we don't have the exact point of sale information as of this report but we do expect to be updated from the Lottery later today.
The Easy 5 game had not gotten a jackpot winner since August 6th when a ticket sold in Breaux Bridge matched the numbers needed to claim a prize of more than $160,000. Following Saturday's winning ticket the jackpot in the Easy 5 game will return to its starting point of $50,000.
Mega Millions Drawing Tonight, September 6th
Tonight's Mega Millions Lottery game drawing will feature an estimated jackpot of $191 million dollars. That multi-state lottery game has not had a jackpot winner since August 2nd. when at least one ticket matched the numbers needed to claim a more than $1.2 billion dollar jackpot.
Tonight's Mega Millions drawing is scheduled for 9:59 Louisiana time. Ticket sales must cease at least one hour before the drawing.
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