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: Woman Hit And Killed After Getting Out Of Friend's Car On I-93 In Medford
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: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
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: 'It's Panic': CareWell Urgent Care Patients Concerned 2nd Vaccine Doses Will Be Canceled
The next Mega Millions drawing is Friday at 11 p.m.