Fairfield Retailer Sells $2,000,000 Prize-Winning Powerball® Ticket for January 4 Drawing
ROCKY HILL, CT/January 5, 2023 – While no one hit the Powerball jackpot for the Wednesday, Jan. 4, drawing, one lucky Connecticut player matched the first five numbers drawn and won $2,000,000 on a winning ticket purchased at Cumberland Farms #4740 at 1101 Post Road in Fairfield.
The winning Powerball numbers for January 4, 2023 were, 12 - 32 - 56 - 67 - 68. The Powerball number was 26, and the Power Play® multiplier was 3.
Because the winning ticketholder added the Power Play option to their ticket, the normal prize of $1,000,000 was automatically doubled to $2,000,000.
Players for the January 4 drawing have 180 calendar days, or until July 3, 2023, to claim their winning tickets.
Saturday night's Powerball jackpot is an estimated $325 million with a cash value of $165.2 million. The overall odds of winning a prize are 1 in 24.9. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million.
Powerball costs $2 per wager. The Power Play feature costs an additional $1 per wager — it can multiply non-jackpot prizes by 2, 3, 4, or 5 times. On drawing nights (Monday, Wednesday and Saturday), wagering closes at 10:00 PM and reopens at 11:15 PM.
About the Connecticut Lottery Corporation
The Connecticut Lottery Corporation (CLC) is a quasi-public state agency with the mission to generate revenue for Connecticut consistent with the highest standards of good public policy and social responsibility. In fiscal year 2022, Lottery players won more than $900 million in prize money and Lottery Retailers earned more than $81 million in commissions. At the same time, the CLC provided $402 million to support the valuable services and programs funded by the state’s General Fund including public health, libraries, public safety, education and more. Since the Lottery began in 1972, its contributions to the General Fund have exceeded $11 billion.
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