Christmas has come early for someone who purchased a Powerball ticket in Mercer County.
According to the West Virginia Lottery, a Powerball ticket sold at Quick Stop #146706 in Princeton is worth $50,000. The ticket matched four of five white balls plus the Powerball. The odds of doing so are 1 in 913,129.
The odds of winning the advertised Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292,201,338. The winner was just one number away from winning $228 million dollars.
Wednesday’s winning numbers are 04-09-21-29-64 with 26 as the Powerball. The Power Play was 2x.
The advertised jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing was $228 million and has rolled over to $246 million with no jackpot winners. Drawings for Powerball are on Wednesday and Saturday nights at 11:00pm (EST).