The state’s first winning Powerball jackpot ticket was sold in Auburn on Saturday and state lottery officials are waiting for the winner to claim the whopping $90 million jackpot.
Washington Lottery officials said someone has contacted them to say they have the winning ticket, but nobody has presented the ticket for verification at a Lottery office.
The winning numbers from the Nov. 29 drawing are 13-24-30-42-48 and Powerball 27. As is standard practice, Lottery officials do not disclose the location where the ticket was purchased until after the winner steps forward to claim the prize. The winning retailer will be eligible to collect a $50,000 selling prize.
The Lottery says the winning ticket holder has 180 days from the date of the drawing to come forward or the prize expires. When Washington’s Lottery prizes go unclaimed, one-third of the money goes to the Economic Strategic Reserve Account for promoting economic development. The remaining two-thirds is used for future lottery prizes.