Rhode Island Has Second Powerball Jackpot In Month


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (UPI) — Rhode Island, one of the country’s smallest states, has produced two Powerball jackpot winners in a month, the multistate lottery announced Thursday.

The only winning ticket for the Wednesday night drawing was sold at Quickets, a convenience store in Smithfield, The Providence (R.I.) Journal reported. The winner was one of five purchased by one person.

The jackpot was $60 million, with the winner getting $25.2 million if he or she chooses a lump sum payout.

On Tuesday, an 81-year-old Newport woman, Louise White, claimed the $336.4 million jackpot for the drawing Feb. 11.

No one has yet come forward with Wednesday’s ticket. The winning numbers were 12-35-45-46-47 and Powerball 12.

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