Posted: Thursday, 29 November 2012 7:24AM
2 big Powerball winners, one smaller winner in Slidell
Powerball lottery officials confirm there are two winning tickets for a $579.9 million jackpot -- the largest Powerball in history and second largest lottery ever.
The tickets were purchased in Arizona and Missouri but until the winners come forward, it's not known whether they are individuals or groups.
Tickets winning $2 million were sold in CO, CT, FL, MD, NM, OH, and SC.
There were $1 million winners sold in AZ, CT, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MI, MN, MO, NC, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, and WI.
Officials say the $1,000,000 match 5 winning ticket from Louisiana was purchased in Slidell.
Here are the numbers drawn:
5 16 22 23 29 Powerball: 6