Happy Independence Day, PA Lottery hopefuls! This holiday brings you another opportunity for a chance at a huge Powerball prize. That’s right, Powerball doesn’t take a holiday. The drawing will commence as usual, and perhaps a lucky player will be celebrating financial independence tonight, as well!
The jackpot for July 4 has stepped up to $27 million. The lump sum cash value of the prize is about $15 million. That’s how much a winner would take home, before taxes, if they choose to take it all in a single payment, instead of an annuity. The annuity is paid out in 30 payments over 29 years.
Check the Powerball winning numbers below, after the drawing at 11 p.m. ET.
Powerball winning numbers for Monday, July 4, 2022
Winning numbers: 15 – 16 – 24 – 31 – 56
Powerball jackpot starting back at square one
The Powerball jackpot has begun its slow and steady climb from the $20 million minimum prize, after a single player in Vermont won the Grand Prize on June 29. That jackpot had reached a whopping $366.7 million, and made headlines in VT for being the first Powerball jackpot won in that state.
We’ll have to wait to find out who the big winner might be. Winners aren’t known until the player claims their prize and has their ticket validated by their state’s lottery. Often, winners of huge prizes like this take some time to plan and to hire professionals to help manage and protect their newfound wealth.
In VT, like PA, winners don’t have the option to remain completely anonymous. Certain information, such as their name and city become public record. So it pays for big winners to do their homework before coming forward.
PA online lottery is fun and easy
When you buy tickets or play online games at the PA online lottery, most winnings are paid directly into your player account. You can then withdraw the funds using a variety of methods. It’s just one way that the PA iLottery makes things more convenient, fun, and easy!
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