Oklahoma Ticket Wins $101.8 Million Powerball Jackpot - Tuesday 20th of June 2006

UNITED STATES – One lucky player in Oklahoma matchedall 6 numbers Saturday and walked away with the $101.8 million jackpot. Thewinner will now have to decide to either take the 29-year, 30-installmentannuity, or the one time cash "lump sum" amount of $46,276,534.

There were a total of 692,721 additional winners in America's GameSaturday evening. Those winners won prizes totaling $6,673,716.

The numbers drawn were 10, 20, 22, 39, 48 and the Powerball was 25. ThePower Play multiplier was 4.

Six tickets correctly matched the 5 white numbers and won $200,000.These tickets were sold in Colorado (1), Kentucky (1), Minnesota (1),Pennsylvania (2), and Tennessee (1).

Forty-one tickets matched 4 white numbers plus the Powerball and won$10,000. Seven additional players not only matched 4+1, but also purchasedthe Power Play option, multiplying their prize by 4 for a total win of$40,000!

A total of 121,678 winning Powerball plays were multiplied by 4Saturday evening. Winners were able to do so by purchasing the Power Playoption for one dollar. With Power Play you can multiply your winnings,except for the jackpot, from 2 to 5 times. At the beginning of each drawinga wheel is spun to select that night's multiplier.

Players purchased more than $28.7 million in tickets between Wednesdayand Saturday night.

The jackpot for Wednesday, June 21st will be $15 million.

The lotteries have sold more than $2.6 billion in Powerball tickets sofar in FY06. That translates into more than $750 million for worthwhilestate projects.

Powerball is now played in 29 states, the District of Columbia, and theU.S. Virgin Islands.

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