Million Dollar Power Ball Ticket Sold In Eastern Idaho


By Paul Johnson

Boise, Idaho - ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) - Been to Bonneville County in Eastern Idaho lately? If you were, did you happen to purchase a Idaho Powerball Ticket? If so, you might want to check it twice.

A Powerball ticket worth $1 million was sold in Bonneville County, the Idaho Lottery announced Thursday morning.
The Idaho Lottery did not specify the location of where the ticket was sold, but said the winning numbers were 09, 29, 40, 44, 54 and the Powerball was 07.

"We are encouraging everyone who played Powerball for last night's draw to check their tickets carefully," said Jeff Anderson, Idaho Lottery director. "Too often we see players not match the Powerball and think they do not have a winning ticket. In this case, the ticket matched all five of the first numbers and is worth $1 million.

A $1 million Powerball winning ticket from Bonneville County in March 2010 went unclaimed after 180 days.

Including the $1 million ticket, there were nearly 4,800 winning Powerball tickets in Idaho from Wednesday night's draw.
With no jackpot winner, the estimated jackpot for Saturday night is now $196 million, the Idaho Lottery said.

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