KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two lucky people purchased the winning Powerball numbers — one in Arizona and another in Missouri, according to Powerball officials. An additional 8,924,123 players won smaller prizes.
The winning numbers were 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 and a Powerball of 6. The jackpot jumped to a record $579.9 million with the cash option of $379.8 million.
While Powerball officials narrowed the winners down to Arizona and Missouri, it’s unclear at this time in which cities the tickets were purchased.