Concord, NH - The Powerball jackpot is soaring to new heights, with the New Hampshire Lottery projecting a staggering $638 million prize for tonight's Powerball drawing on September 18th. If realized, this jackpot would rank as the 10th largest in Powerball history. The estimated one-time cash payout is set to reach $304.2 million.
In the lead-up to this record-breaking jackpot, a fortunate New Hampshire player recently secured a $50,000 winning Powerball ticket in the drawing held on September 16th. The winning ticket was purchased at Cumberland Farms on Portsmouth Avenue in Greenland.
Charlie McIntyre, the Executive Director of the New Hampshire Lottery, expressed excitement, stating, "It is an exciting time for New Hampshire players, as this Powerball jackpot cannot be stopped! We love the excitement of a big jackpot as it provides a tremendous opportunity both for our players and for maximizing sales revenue for education in New Hampshire. Let's keep the momentum going!"
The Powerball numbers drawn on September 16th were 08-11-19-24-46 with a Power Play of 2.
The impressive $638 million Powerball jackpot has been steadily growing since July 19th, when a lucky player in California claimed a jaw-dropping $1 billion jackpot. Over the course of 26 consecutive Powerball drawings since July, there has been no jackpot winner.
Powerball enthusiasts can tune in for the drawing three times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays at 10:59 PM. With the jackpot reaching astronomical heights, the anticipation and excitement continue to build for Powerball enthusiasts across the nation.