Estimated Powerball® jackpot at $483 million

The Powerball® jackpot that rolled for the last three months of 2021 will carry over into the New Year. After 37 drawings the Powerball estimated jackpot has reached $483 million for the New Year’s Day drawing. Meanwhile, a Hoosier Lottery retailer in Grant County sold a Powerball® ticket worth $50,000 for the Wednesday, Dec. 29 drawing. 

Hoosier Lottery Powerball tickets should be checked carefully as one entry matched four-out-of-five numbers. 

The $50,000 winning ticket was purchased at Qwick Mart located at 128 West Main Street in Gas City. The winning Powerball numbers for Wednesday, Dec. 29 are: 2-6-9-33-39 with the Powerball of 11.

The ticket holder should ensure their ticket is in a secure place, consider meeting with a financial advisor and contact Hoosier Lottery customer service at 1-800-955-6886 for specific claim instructions.

Powerball Overall Odds are 1 in 25. Odds of matching four-out-of-five balls and the Powerball are 1 in 913,130. Powerball jackpot odds are 1 in 292,201,338.

Players can check their tickets with the free Hoosier Lottery Mobile App by downloading.

Since its first drawing in 1992, Powerball has inspired the country with a chance to become a millionaire, while raising $25 billion for good causes supported by lotteries. Indiana had the very first Powerball jackpot winner in 1992 and leads the nation in Powerball jackpot wins with 39.

Players may purchase $2 Powerball tickets at any participating retailer. For more ways to play, Power Play and Double Play may be added for $1 each. Players have until 9:58 p.m. ET the night of each drawing to get their tickets. Drawings happen every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday around 11:00 PM ET. The Double Play drawing is held around 11:35 p.m. ET.

Must be 18 or older to play. Please play responsibly. Problem Gambling Helpline: 1-800-994-8448.