Winning $687.8 Million Powerball Ticket Sold in Iowa
More than $343 million dollars! That's how much money was won last night by a winning ticket purchased in central Iowa for the $687.8 million Powerball jackpot. The other winning ticket was sold in West Harlem, New York.
The two winners each claim $343.9 million, annuitized. The cash payout for each is $198.1 million, according to CNN. The $687.8 million Powerball jackpot was the fourth largest in the game's history. In January of 2016, a $1.586 billion jackpot, the largest ever, was split between three winners.