BOSTON (CBS) – There was one winner in the $731.1 million Powerball drawing Wednesday night. A single ticket sold in Maryland matched all six numbers.
The winning numbers drawn Wednesday night are: 40-53-60-68-69 and a Powerball of 22.READ MORE: 1 Dead, Several Others Injured In Multi-Car Crash On I-93 In Canton
If the winner chooses the one-time, lump sum payment, the cash value is $546.8 million before taxes.
This was one of two giant jackpot up for grabs.READ MORE: Rally Held In Boston For George Floyd As Derek Chauvin Trial Begins Next Week
The Mega Millions jackpot grew to $970 million Wednesday. The cash option is now $716.3 million.
That jackpot is the third largest prize in American lottery history.MORE NEWS: NH Motor Speedway Mass Vaccination Site Aims To Administer 12,000 J&J Shots Over 3 Days
The next Mega Millions drawing is Friday at 11 p.m.