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Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $320 Million

Washington's Lottery Imagines what Washingtonians Could Do If They Won

OLYMPIA:
On Wednesday, March 20, the Powerball jackpot rolled over to $320 million. That's enough money to buy every resident in Garfield County (2,250) a brand new seaplane (up to $100,000).

The Powerball jackpot has only reached $320 million or more four other times since Washington joined the game in January 2010. It reached $325 million on February 11, 2012; $320 million on August 15, 2012; $325 million on November 24, 2012; and $550 million on November 28, 2012.

The next drawing will take place this Saturday, March 23, at 8:00 p.m., and Washington's Lottery has imagined what a Washingtonian could do if they won the $320 million jackpot.

  • Fly to Hawaii on a first-class non-stop flight (up to $2,000) and pay for every resident in Skagit County (117,400) to come along.
  • Buy baseball season tickets (up to $3,000) for every resident in Cowlitz County (102,700).
  • Buy 8,800 Dutch Lily bulbs (Up to $ .50 each) for every resident in Chelan County (72,700) to plant this spring.


If the Powerball jackpot winner is from Washington, the retailer that sold the ticket will receive a $50,000 selling bonus. To learn more about Washington's Lottery and to review all up-to-date winning numbers, please visit walottery.com.


WASHINGTON'S LOTTERY: Since 1982, Washington's Lottery has generated more than $3 billion to support important state programs including the Washington Opportunity Pathways Account. Money in the Pathways Account goes toward helping students achieve their higher education dreams and supports early childhood education learning programs. The state's Lottery offers consumers several types of games: Mega Millions, Powerball, Lotto, Hit 5, Match 4, Daily Game, Daily Keno and Scratch. For more information, visit www.walottery.com or join our online community on Facebook at www.facebook.com/walottery and follow us on Twitter @walottery.


Jennifer Carroll
(Curator on behalf of Washington's Lottery)
Office: (206) 454-3703
Cell: (206) 226-5237
Jennifer.carroll@curatorpr.com

Arlen Harris
(Communications, Washington’s Lottery)
Office: (360) 664-4808
Cell: (360) 790-7087
aharris@walottery.com