Powerball jackpot soars to $421 million for Monday’s drawing

Published 2:13 pm Monday, April 25, 2022

JACKSON, MISS — A Monroe County man celebrated a recent birthday by winning the first of the 10 top prizes of $100,000 from the $20 Mega Money scratch-off game, which launched April 5.

After today’s claim, nine prizes of $100,000 remain, along with plenty of prizes at all different levels.

The player, who chose to remain anonymous, purchased the winning scratch-off game from Fulton Tobacco Mart on S. Adams in Fulton.

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Growing Jackpots

The jackpots in all the draw games are growing, led by tonight’s Powerball® drawing for $421 million. This is the 30th draw in the current jackpot run. Tuesday’s jackpots are $31 million for the Mega Millions® drawing and $278,000 for Mississippi Match 5.

New Games

Two new scratch-off games will be available for purchase at lottery retailers starting Tuesday, May 3, 2022.

$2—Match 2 Win: Approximate overall odds are 1:4.79, and the top prize is $20,000.

$5—Jumbo Bucks Bonus: Approximate overall odds are 1:4.02, and the top prize is $100,000.