MISSOURI (KFVS) - In Missouri, more than 429,587 ticket holders won a combined $2.8 million Wednesday night in a record setting Powerball drawing.
The Missouri Lottery reports 15 tickets won $50,000. That means the player's numbers matched four white-ball numbers and the Powerball.
Lottery officials encourage everyone who played to check their tickets closely.
"There's a good chance you might have won one of the game's other prizes," said May Scheve Reardon, executive director of the Missouri Lottery.
The 15 tickets that won $50,000 were sold at:
- QuikTrip, 11444 St. Charles Rock Road, in Bridgeton
- Break Time, 2205 N. Stadium Drive, in Columbia
- Phil-Mart, 500 S. Main St., in Salem
- Union Star Station, 9031 Highway 169, in Union Star
- QuikTrip, 4750 Highway K, in O’Fallon
- Kum & Go, 130 Old Route 66, in St. Robert
- Trex Mart, 17605 Highway Z, in Dearborn
- S & B Liquors, 3320 E. Highway 54, in El Dorado Springs
- U.S. Oil, 200 S. Connecticut St., in King City
- Price Chopper, 5800 Wilson Road, in Kansas City
- St. Charles Quick Shop, 2010 Campus Drive in St. Charles
- Break Time, 1000 W. College, in Marshall
- Kum & Go, 2930 S. National Ave., in Springfield
- Shell, 7905 E. 171st St., in Belton
- The Filling Station, 27 Route O, in Southwest City
Missouri businesses also earned more than $3 million from selling Powerball tickets during this run.
The money from the Powerball goes to Missouri education. More than $60.8 million in Powerball tickets were sold during this jackpot run, which means that approximately $23.5 million from Powerball sales alone will go to public education programs.