Three lucky Australian winners matched all seven winning numbers and the Powerball on their tickets last night. They will share the record-breaking Aussie Powerball prize of $110 million evenly.
The winners from South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales will receive over $36 million each. Winning numbers from the draw were: 6, 13, 1, 11, 23, 27 and 16. The Powerball: 11.
While three jackpot winners took the lion's share of the prize fund, there are plenty more winners who have reason to celebrate today. Picking up the valuable Division 2 prize.
A total of 34 players matched the seven numbers required for second prize, and after evenly distributing the money, they will get a tidy $49,000.
The draw saw sales of Aussie Powerball tickets up across the board. Australians flocked to purchase from stores across the country while reputable online global lottery services like theLotter saw high volumes of traffic.
Other big Aussie Powerball winners include AU$80 million shared by two winners in 2009. Two winners shared AU$50 million in 2018 and on 17th January 2019 one lucky woman from Sydney, matched all the numbers drawn to win an incredible AU$107,575,649.08. This draw set an Australian record of being the largest lottery prize ever won by a single ticket.